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Vasa Praevia: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 294750, tabled on 4 October 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to introduce routine screening in pregnancy for Vasa Praevia.

Answered on

8 October 2019

The United Kingdom National Screening Committee in 2017 considered an evidence review of screening for Vasa Praevia (VP). The review did not find sufficient evidence to support a change in the overall recommendation for VP screening. The 2017 review can be seen at the following link:

https://legacyscreening.phe.org.uk/vasapraevia