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New screening resource cards for midwives

We have updated our very popular resource cards for midwives to reflect the fact that screening for rubella susceptibility in pregnancy ended on 1 April 2016. 

Version 10 of the cards also now includes helpful information regarding immunisation in pregnancy and rash illnesses.

The plastic, pocket-sized bound cards contain helpful facts about all 6 NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes to support healthcare professionals in discussing screening with women and their families, and to facilitate informed choices.

The screening resource cards for midwives.
The screening resource cards for midwives

This spring we will send a number of sets of cards to trusts to distribute to their community and clinic midwives. Trusts can buy additional sets of cards online from national print supplier Harlow Printing Ltd in batches of 50 or by emailing or telephoning 0191 496 9735.

In addition, you can  download the updated resource cards from the CPD site along with the updated screening timeline.

Midwives are asked to please recycle all previous versions of the resource cards as they are now out of date due to the rubella susceptibility policy change and programme updates.

More information regarding the cessation of screening for rubella susceptibility can be found here.

PHE Screening blogs

PHE Screening blogs provide up to date news from all NHS screening programmes – replacing our previously published newsletters.

You can register to receive updates direct to your inbox, so there’s no need to keep checking for new blogs.

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