Newborn Screening for SMA
Programmes are beginning to be trialled in other parts of the world. In the UK, the National Screening Committee reviews whether such a programme should happen here. We submitted our views in September 2018 and are working with Genetic Alliance on a Patient Charter for access.
Screening News Updates
SMA UK BUSY HEADING OUT AND ABOUT
WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS ON SCREENING NEWBORNS FOR SMA?
SMA and Screening: The Views of Families - The Imagining Futures Research
Dr. Felicity Boardman’s Project Report
In April 2017, Felicity was appointed to the Foetal, Maternal and Child Health Reference group of the National Screening Committee and will be directly inputting on the literature review for the next national screening consultation due soon. The review will include her research. You can read her report and what subsequent work is taking place, here.