Anne Mackie

Dr Anne Mackie is the Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee.

Anne has worked in Public Health for nearly 20 years across London and the South East. Previous roles have included medical director of the National Specialist Commissioning Advisory Group, Director of Public Health in Kent and Director of Public Health in South West London. Latterly Anne was Director of Public Health for London SHA before taking on her current post in August 2007. She lives in London with her partner and their daughter.

Screening babies for more rare diseases

All newborn babies in England are now being offered screening for four additional rare genetic disorders through the expansion of newborn screening. The current NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme now includes screening for: homocystinuria (HCU), maple syrup urine disease …