Screening Programmes and You

Screening Programmes and You

A screening programme consists of a range of activities from identifying and informing through to treatment and follow up of those found to have abnormality, as well as support for those who develop disease despite screening.

Screening programmes in Gibraltar

The following screening programmes are routinely provided to the population by the public health service in Gibraltar:

Pregnant Women

  • Anaemia
  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria
  • Blood Group Rhesus D status
  • Red cell antibodies
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • Rubella Immunity
  • Syphilis
  • Gestational Diabetes

Foetus in Utero

  • Down’s syndrome
  • Foetal anomalies
    (20th week Ultrasound scan)
  • Neural Tube defects
    (20th week ultrasound scan)


  • Cystic Fibrosis
    (medium chain acy coAdeficiency)
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hypothyroidism


If you are worried that you have missed the screening for a condition that relates to you or your child, please use the appropriate details provided under the advice section.