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Welcome to the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme

  • Welcome

    The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme aims to set standards and oversee the implementation of a good quality screening programme for all women in England.
  • Online resource for parents

    NHS FASP have created an online resource for parents to provide information about the screening process.
  • Leaflets for parents

    NHS FASP have produced a wide range of leaflets for women and their partners to give them information about Down’s syndrome and fetal anomaly screening in pregnancy.
  • Combined screening resources for health professionals

    We have a number of resources to aid training for competency in the measurement of nuchal translucency (NT) and crown rump length (CRL).
  • Standards and policies

    Links to documents recommending best working practice for healthcare professionals.
  • Online resources for professionals

    NHS FASP have created online training resources to support health professionals involved in fetal anomaly and Down’s syndrome screening.
  • Guidance around the offer of screening tests

    NHS FASP have created standards and guidelines to aid professionals when offering Downs syndrome and fetal anomaly screening.
  • What happens after CVS or Amniocentesis?

    Find more information here about the test and the laboratory analysis employed to obtain a result.

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