Population screening programmes – guidance

Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: equipment acquisition

This document sets out the national framework for acquiring sickle cell and thalassaemia screening equipment.


There are two framework agreements for equipment for sickle cell and thalassaemia screening:

  • antenatal screening
  • newborn screening

This document sets out the purpose of each framework, and lists the recommended suppliers and their contact details.