Congenital anomaly registers can improve surveillance of childhood disease and help planning of appropriate health services

Yorkshire & HumberReproductive Health and Childbirth
Published Date: 1 Jun 2012

Congenital anomaly registers can improve surveillance of childhood disease and help planning of appropriate health services

Recent national guidelines make a strong recommendation for the development of regional congenital anomaly registers to cover the whole population in England.

Who?

Children with congenital anomalies

Findings

Partnership between epidemiologists, researchers and child health clinical networks were able to establish a regional register.