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Screening Quality Assurance Service

Our quality assurance visit was a positive experience that flew by

Kirsty Jones, the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator for Mid Cheshire Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust , talks about her experience of her first quality assurance visit and explains how she was pleasantly surprised.

Antenatal and newborn screening: sharing best practice across London

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

Failsafe 'return of serve' ensures screening referrals are safe

I wonder if you, like me, watched last year's television coverage of Andy Murray helping Great Britain to win the Davis Cup. It was a truly proud moment for Britain. Andy’s return of serve made me think of a critical point …

Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP): gestational age parameters

In our last FASP blog we looked at the ‘twice on the couch’ guidance for the first trimester combined test. We now want to raise awareness of the gestational age parameters for both the first and second trimester screening. We continue to emphasise the best …

Can't get an accurate nuchal translucency measurement? Don't let women miss out

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The screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is responsible for assuring the quality of all NHS screening programmes. An important aspect of this role is to ensuring that learning from screening incidents is shared among all local screening providers.