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.
Today, we have published updated parent information leaflets covering anencephaly and spina bifida, 2 of the conditions screened for at the fetal anomaly screening mid-pregnancy scan.
Today, we have published the updated information fetal anomaly screening programme leaflet for parents about congenital heart disease.
PHE screening and immunisation teams ran successful CPD sessions on antenatal and newborn screening for health visitors in Lancashire.
An update for those who have been nominated to deliver non-invasive prenatal testing training within their organisation.
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
The National Study of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood is pleased to report that the HIV vertical transmission rate among diagnosed women receiving antenatal care in the UK and Ireland remained below 0.3% between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016.
Screening midwives and senior nurses looking to expand their knowledge may want to register for the next Gateway to Genetic Counselling course, part of the Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme.
The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has published new e-learning content, in conjunction with PHE Screening, that gives GPs and primary care colleagues practical guidance to support patients in understanding and accessing the NHS screening programmes.
Project lead Robyn Parsons explains how the UK National Haemoglobinopathy Reference Laboratory in Oxford has provided a dedicated sickle cell and thalassaemia laboratory support service for antenatal and newborn laboratories and other healthcare professionals involved in the NHS SCT Screening Programme since 2010.