The work of SCANS supports services in Scotland to provide equitable and prompt access to high quality care for all babies and children affected by these anomalies across their patient journey from antenatal, through perinatal, surgery, postnatal and long-term follow-up. Services for those affected by these conditions are delivered across three maternity units (Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen) allied to neonatal surgery units. These five conditions require the input of a specialist centre but many aspects of follow-up care can be managed locally.
The objectives of SCANS are:
To find out more about the conditions covered by SCANS please go to this page.