Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening: standards

Screening standards for the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme (IDPS).


Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening pathway and themes

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These documents present the national screening standards for the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme.

The most recent standards apply to data collected from 1 April 2018 onwards. They replace previous versions.

See Population screening: our approach to screening standards for the consistent approach we take to screening standards across all 11 NHS screening programmes.

Published 1 September 2010
Last updated 26 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated programme standards valid for reporting data from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

  2. Added updated standards valid from 1 April 2018.

  3. Publication of 2016 to 2017 standards for the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme, including removal of rubella susceptibility screening in pregnancy.

  4. First published.