PHE's newborn blood spot programme manager has praised her 'inspirational' colleague Professor Jim Bonham for his well-deserved MBE.
This blog article gives providers guidance on sickle cell and thalassaemia screening for women who are pregnant via egg donation.
We are pleased to announce the publication of new guidance for laboratories that are providing human papillomavirus (HPV) testing and cervical cytology services for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Please note that an incorrect version of the new guidance for …
A 6-month trial in London shows that text message reminders can help increase the number of women taking up the offer of cervical screening by nearly 5%.
The NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme held its first ever national workshop for screening laboratory staff.
A reminder for antenatal screening laboratories to use the standard templates to let pregnant women know about low chance fetal anomaly screening results.
Details of the February 2019 changes and improvements to the sickle cell and thalassaemia screening family origin questionnaire.
Newborn screening laboratories have started to use a new IT system that provides oversight of screen-positive babies from screening to specialist care.
We have published new guidance for local cervical screening providers on implementing high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) testing as the programme’s primary screening test.
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.