We at the sickle cell and thalassemia screening programme laboratory support service receive many interesting questions from our service users. These often fall into themes so we thought it would be useful to share some of this information with the …
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.
We use key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and drive improvements in the NHS screening programmes.
NHS Screening Programmes offers screening to all eligible patients within a defined population. However, ensuring equality of access to services for patient groups with specific needs can be challenging.
If you’ve contacted the screening helpdesk recently, you may have noticed, and you may have even completed, our user survey.
The nurse specialist is an important role in the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
It’s been a year since the NHS newborn blood spot screening programme expanded screening for an additional 4 inherited metabolic diseases (IMDs): maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) homocystinuria (pyridoxine unresponsive) (HCU) We …
The “Healthy child programme 0 to 19: health visitor and school nurse commissioning service specifications and guidance” are now available This suite of 4 documents contains the following commissioning guides:
If you work in diabetic eye screening or have an interest in the programme then I suggest you save the following date in your diary: Friday 22 April.
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. …