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Congenital Anomaly Researchers

Northern Congenital Abnormality Survey (NorCAS)

 

NorCAS collects information on all congenital anomalies diagnosed antenatally or postnatally to mothers resident in North East of England and North Cumbria using multiple sources.  Information on all cases diagnosed up to age 12 are included.

 

NorCAS has been collecting data since 1 January 1985 following a pilot year.  NorCAS undertakes regular cross validation with the regional cytogentic laboratory and paediatric cardiology databases.

 

NorCAS is a Full Member of EUROCAT and is referred to as Northern England (UK) in the EUROCAT data.

 

NorCAS Map 2 NorCAS Map 

 

Register details Contact details 

Register type:

EUROCAT member:

Year established:

Annual births:

Annual notifications:

Population based

Yes

1985

33,000

800

Name:

 

Address:

 

 

 

 

Telephone:

Email:

Website:

Nicola Miller

RMSO Coordinator

Regional Maternity Survey Office

1-2 Claremont Terrace

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE2 4AE

+44 (0)191 233 1658

info@rmso.org.uk

http://www.rmso.org.uk

 

For more information about NorCAS, click here.