Local screening providers can make use of new shared resources to help improve quality of samples taken in NHS newborn blood spot screening.
Amy joined Public Health England in 2017 and spent two and a half years working with the screening and immunisation teams in the South West, South Central and Wessex regions. Amy was appointed project lead for the NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme in 2019. She gained a Master’s Degree in Public Health from King’s College University in 2020.
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PHE has public information leaflets for all NBS conditions, including the IMDs, to support parents throughout screening and diagnosis.
The following CHT resources have now been updated and published: CHT laboratory handbook, CHT suspected and further information for families, and CHT initial clinical referral guidelines.
All inherited metabolic disease leaflets for newborn blood spot screening have been converted into HTML format.
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