Royal Cornwall Hospitals: antenatal and newborn screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust held on 10 May 2016.


QA report: antenatal and newborn screening, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access to a consistent high quality service wherever they live.

QA visits are carried out by the PHE screening quality assurance service (SQAS).

The evidence for this report comes from:

  • routine monitoring of data collected by the NHS screening programmes

  • data and reports from external organisations as appropriate

  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations as appropriate

  • information shared with the screening QA service as part of the visit process

Published 14 December 2017