Letters GP haemoglobinopathy screening

GPs may not be the answer

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6662 (Published 23 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6662
  1. Richard P Smith, consultant in obstetrics and fetal medicine1
  1. 1Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7UY, UK
  1. richard.smith{at}nnuh.nhs.uk

Shakespeare is correct that the current low level of uptake of early screening is unacceptable.1 It is hardly surprising that offering screening at first pregnancy consultation rather than later increases uptake of …

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