NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme

Quarter 3 KPI screening data published

We have published the key performance indicator (KPI) non-cancer screening data for the third quarter of 2015 to 2016 (1 October 2015 to 31 December 2015). KPIs are used to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim to give a …

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. …