Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening professionals must use the national service specifications in conjunction with these documents, to ensure service consistency in England.
The national quality assurance team uses key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the performance of the antenatal and newborn screening programmes. Following the KPIs and standards for each programme ensures that all women receive an equitable screening experience.
These leaflets explain important issues for women with HIV, hepatitis B or syphilis, to help explain their screening result. Healthcare professionals and women can refer to these leaflets to learn about the conditions and to discuss their result and follow-on care.