An antenatal and newborn screening co-ordinator explains the failsafe processes that help her team make sure pregnant women who screen positive for infectious diseases receive prompt and appropriate follow-up care.
The recent national FASP screening support sonographers meeting was both informative and helpful, says midwife sonographer Lis McNulty.
Details of 2 upcoming free courses run by King's College London for colleagues working in sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
Find out how the Sickle Cell Society's successful partnership work with the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme makes a difference to the lives of people who live with sickle cell disorders and their families.
A reminder for antenatal screening laboratories to use the standard templates to let pregnant women know about low chance fetal anomaly screening results.
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.
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.
We have published the 2016 to 2017 data report for the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme.
Details of the February 2019 changes and improvements to the sickle cell and thalassaemia screening family origin questionnaire.
We have updated the national standards for the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme.