Handbook for sickle cell and thalassaemia screening
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: commission and provide
- 1 January 2012
Guidance for health care professionals covering the whole pathway for sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
PDF, 3.04MB, 28 pages
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This handbook explains the linked antenatal and newborn screening programme for sickle cell and thalassaemia.
- an explanation of why the NHS offers screening for these conditions
- a brief description of what screening involves
- flow charts describing the antenatal and newborn screening pathways
- brief background about the conditions and their prevalence
- information about training and resources
Published: 1 January 2012