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Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening: programme standards

This document sets out the working standards and quality assurance procedures for the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme (IDPS).

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Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening: programme standards

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This document presents the revised standards for the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme.

These standards replace the 2010 standards and have an implementation date from April 2016.

The standards provide a defined set of measures:

  • against which data is collected and reported annually

  • that providers have to meet to ensure local programmes are safe and effective

Published 1 September 2010
Last updated 30 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Publication of 2016 to 2017 standards for the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme, including removal of rubella susceptibility screening in pregnancy.
  2. First published.