Tag Archives: Screening

Screening pregnant women for GBS not recommended

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Following a further comprehensive review of the evidence, the UK National Screening Committee has not recommended a national screening programme for GBS in pregnancy.

Screening tests and early pregnancy scanning leaflets updated

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Public Health England has updated and rebranded its leaflets on screening tests and pregnancy scans. Screening tests for you and your baby: gives information on the screening tests offered during pregnancy and after the baby is born, and is available in a variety of languages.

Information about the first trimester scan sets out early pregnancy ultrasound scan information which has been updated with rebranded artwork.

Download Screening tests for you and your baby here

Download Information about the first trimester scan here

Screening tests during and after pregnancy information for people with learning disabilities

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Public Health England has published eight easy read guides explaining the various screening tests offered during and after pregnancy for people with learning disabilities. These easy guides are adapted from the Screening tests for you and your baby booklet.

To view the individual titles click here