Letters GP haemoglobinopathy screening

One more thing for GPs

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6661 (Published 23 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6661
  1. Kirsty Challen, research fellow1
  1. 1GenEd Co-ordinating Centre, University of Manchester, Lymm, Cheshire WA13 9BA, UK
  1. kirstychallen{at}hotmail.com

Dormandy’s group showed a mean gestational age at screening uptake of around 16 weeks, despite ongoing engagement with participating GP practices and significantly higher offer rates of screening before 10 weeks.1 This highlights structural problems in antenatal services little changed since the Confidential Enquiry into Genetic Counselling by Non-geneticists …

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