We have updated our national guidance the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) handbook and the FASP handbook for laboratories to help ensure local screening services meet national standards.
The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.
New blood spot cards will start to be used from mid-October 2018.
Princess Royal University Hospital, in Kent, has made a very simple change that is having a big impact on improving early access to sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
We are running a series of workshops about a review being carried out as part of the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme.
Information about replacing our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards which support midwives in their conversations about screening with women and their families, to facilitate informed choices.
One of the main roles of Public Health England's (PHE) screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is to carry out formal visits to antenatal and newborn screening services. SQAS works with professional and clinical advisors when visiting laboratories providing screening tests for: …
We have updated the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening handbook on GOV.UK.
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme wants to know how cascade training has impacted on the knowledge and confidence of participants who discuss the offer of screening for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome with women.
We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.