antenatal screening

Moving antenatal and newborn screening information into the digital age

A close up of a women holding a newborn baby

Public Health England, NHS England and NHS Digital have begun an ongoing collaboration to move from printed invitation leaflets to online information, starting with antenatal and newborn screening.

Latest data from the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service

A nurse putting a newborn baby into a cot in a hospital ward.

On 3 March 2019, over 150 organisations worldwide marked the fifth annual World Birth Defects Day. The goals for the day are to raise awareness across the globe about congenital conditions, look for opportunities to prevent conditions developing, and support antenatal testing where this is a result of an informed choice.

Workshops have positive impact on antenatal screening data

Photo showing delegates in discussion at tables at one of the workshops run by the national data team

The national antenatal screening team travelled across the country to deliver data workshops to give screening providers guidance on the submission of complete and accurate screening standards and key performance indicator data.