Combined screening test dating scan
It can only be performed between the gestational stages of 11 3 – 13 6 weeks (11 weeks 3 days to 13 weeks 6 days).The results of the Combined Nuchal Screening come back from the laboratory within 24 to 48 hours and will be relayed to you by email or telephone call, as soon as we receive them.Commissioners ensure they commission services that offer fetal screening to pregnant women as part of NHS care, in accordance with current UK National Screening Committee programmes.Pregnant women who access antenatal care before 21 weeks are offered an ultrasound scan to screen for various conditions in their unborn baby.
In striking a balance between the benefits of all the markers, trusts should consider screening women around 11 weeks 2 days.
c) Proportion of pregnant women booking before 21 weeks who are offered ultrasound screening for fetal anomalies to take place between 18 weeks 0 days and 20 weeks 6 days.
Numerator – the number of women in the denominator offered ultrasound screening for fetal anomalies to take place between 18 weeks 0 days and 20 weeks 6 days.
For women presenting beyond 14 weeks 1 day, the quadruple test (maternal serum) window runs from 14 weeks 2 days to 20 weeks 0 days.
The fetal anomaly ultrasound scan should be offered at first contact visit or booking visit, to take place between 18 weeks 0 days and 20 weeks 6 days.