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News archive - September 2009

29 September 2009
DNA for transfused babies

Guidance from the NHS Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Screening Programme Centre regarding DNA screening for transfused babies.

15 September 2009
Prenatal diagnostic testing for haemoglobinopathies

Letter clarifying the funding arrangements for pre-natal diagnostic testing for haemoglobinopathies.  The costs of analysis of samples by specialist genetic centres is not in the national tariff and, therefore, must be funded by PCTs.

Author: Department of Health

2 Sep 2009