Newborn outcomes project: process outline

This document sets out the procedures for the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme's newborn outcomes project.



This publication sets out the newborn outcomes project pathway for healthcare professionals working in sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening.

The document includes actions for:

  • babies with a newborn blood spot screen positive result
  • clinical presentation of an affected child or infant
  • the death of an unflagged baby