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Our offer


NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a unique suite of antenatal screening and diagnostic services.  Designed to fit with your hospital routines, we deliver a fully accredited, integrated, state-of-the-art service with 24/7 decision support, assuring you of responsive, cost-effective testing to the highest standards.

Affordability

  • We are a ‘not for profit’ organisation
  • We use our national testing capacity to pass on unrivalled economies of scale
  • We don’t charge for:
    • ABO and microbiology sample tubes
    • transport to NHSBT
    • serological screening when further investigation is indicated
    • initial confirmatory microbiological testing
    • 24/7 clinical support
  • Avoid the cost of unnecessary prophylaxis for women with D-negative fetuses

 Expertise

  • State of the art diagnostics
  • Real-time decision support from medical consultants

 Convenience

  • We’re local – access our service via your RCI laboratory
  • View and download results via the Sp-ICE app in the lab, in the clinic, in the community
  • We take care of regulatory and policy compliance1
  • Fail-safe processes ensure follow-up where indicated
  • Antenatal screening does not require an additional contract, so you can take advantage of the service without delay2
  • We automatically investigate screen-positive samples
  • Access to historic results on NHSBT's national database via Sp-ICE
  • All services available throughout pregnancy for late bookers

(1) Includes ISO15189, BSH, RCOG and IDPS guidelines
(2) Your existing Blood and Blood Components SLA already includes antenatal testing

You can rely on us: we’ll help make your budgets go further, and deliver peace of mind.

Contact us

Email: antenatal.services@
nhsbt.nhs.uk

Or: Contact your local RCI laboratory for more details