Just a reminder that the consultation on a revised version of the guidelines for newborn blood spot sampling closes on 29 September. These guidelines, which were last updated in 2012, support the recommendation of blood spot screening to parents, the …
Today is Jeans for Genes Day and it's a great chance to highlight the fantastic work that goes into diagnosing, treating and supporting children with genetic disorders.
The NHS Newborn Blood Spot screening programme screens babies for nine rare but serious conditions by taking blood from the baby’s heel using a special device. This sample is placed onto a blood spot card and sent to a lab …
In today’s blog post we’d like to tell you about the great progress we’ve made with the Newborn Blood Spot Failsafe Solution (NBSFS).
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Public Health England (PHE) provides support and advice to the NHS-led national screening programmes. These programmes identify apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of a disease or condition, enabling earlier treatment and informed decisions.
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