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New operational guidance for NIPT screening within the NHS

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PHE Screening has today published new operational guidance on non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), which will be added to the existing NHS screening programme for Down's syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome as part of an evaluative rollout from 1 June 2021.

Hepatitis B quality improvement project launches with focus on screening and monitoring

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The hepatitis B quality improvement project has launched after nearly 3 years of planning and preparation. Find out more in this latest in a series of PHE Screening blog articles about this important project.

New animations explain screening throughout a lifetime

Two new screening animations from PHE explain the different screening tests that men and women will be invited for throughout their lives.

Family origin questionnaire guidance updated for NHS antenatal screening providers

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The family origin questionnaire (FOQ) guidance has been updated to describe the essential elements local NHS antenatal screening providers must include in their locally developed FOQ forms, whatever their format.

New printable versions of some NHS antenatal and newborn screening information

New simple A4 printable PDF versions of 6 of the most commonly used ANNB screening publications.

More NHS sickle cell and thalassaemia screening information goes digital

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We continue to update and publish national public information about the NHS screening programmes in accessible digital format. This now includes information for parents of babies whose newborn blood spot screening test shows they carry a gene for an unusual …