An expert group at the World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the success of the UK in achieving regional hepatitis B control targets.
The PHE infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme national team is seeking feedback on a draft version of the updated laboratory handbook.
In the run up to Christmas last year one regional screening laboratory noticed they were receiving less blood spot samples than they were expecting, due to postage delays. Find out what measures are being put in place to avoid a repeat this year.
My name is Lynne Grey (3rd from right) and I am a newborn hearing screening co-ordinator. I want to share something we did in the Northamptonshire hospital I work in to promote the importance of newborn hearing screening - and the feedback we did afterwards.
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