NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme

New screening resource cards for midwives

We have updated our very popular resource cards for midwives to reflect the fact that screening for rubella susceptibility in pregnancy ended on 1 April 2016. 

Updated Screening tests for you and your baby booklets mailed out to all maternity units

During March we are mailing out copies of the new print run of the Screening tests for you and your baby booklet to every NHS trust in England that has a maternity unit.

Screening algorithms for trusts that merge in the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme

We, the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme,  recently published a document which defines and clarifies how to determine whether there is a high or low prevalence of SCD and thalassaemia within the area served by an NHS hospital trust. …

Antenatal and newborn screening: sharing best practice across London

All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

Delivering accessible screening information to trusts

25 February 2016: Please note that the new easy read versions of Screening tests for you and your baby, which are featured in this blog post, have been temporarily withdrawn and are not currently available Every maternity trust in England …