The 29th of February will mark the 9th International Rare Disease Day, followed shortly afterwards by World Birth Defects Day on the 3rd of March. Hundreds of events to mark these two important days have been organised in over 80 …
Charlotte McClymont is the Rare Disease Programme Manager for the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service (NCARDRS) working within the National Disease Registration Division at Public Health England. NCARDRS launched in April 2015 to ensure the registration of congenital abnormalities and rare diseases across the whole of England. Charlotte is a member of the Rare Disease UK Management Committee and is leading the work at PHE to expand NCARDRS to include rare disease data sets.
Charlotte trained as a midwife, before working on a number of rare disease registries at the University of Oxford. Prior to joining PHE Charlotte was the programme manager for the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity.