Reference 2019-443

REF:            2019-443

Subject:        Screen positive result for Down syndrome

    

 

Request:          

1 Do you have a care pathway for expectant women who receive a screen positive result for Down syndrome?  If so, please provide a copy/link.

2 When a pregnant woman receives a screen positive result for Down syndrome is she referred for counselling?  If so, to whom and when?

3 What training do the staff providing counselling have appertaining to a) providing counselling & b) knowledge of Down syndrome?

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-443 – FOI request – Screen positive result for Down syndrome [186 kb] KB

Standard Operating Procedure – Down’s Syndrome Screening [255 kb] PDF