Read about the full roll out of S4N across England and other recent PHE NIPE screening team achievements.
Jill is a nurse and a midwife. She trained at Grimsby School of Nursing, and qualified as a State Registered Nurse in 1983 and a Registered Midwife in 1987. Jill has worked in antenatal and newborn screening since 2002 and in June 2003 was appointed to the post of Antenatal and Child Health Screening Manager at Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority. This role involved implementation of new antenatal and newborn screening programmes across the region. Jill gained her Master’s Degree in Population Health at the University of York in 2008. In 2013 she was appointed to her current post of National Programme Manager for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme and enjoys the challenges of the role.
We have now published the NHS newborn and infant physical examination screening programme standards which will be valid for data collected from 1 April 2021.
An updated version of the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme handbook has now been published.
A new version of SMaRT4NIPE for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Programme will be available on Friday 6 September.
The new national IT system for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme is due to go live on 1 April.
We're about to begin cascade training for the new IT system for newborn and infant physical examination screening.
The launch of the new IT system for the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) is planned for spring 2019. An enthusiastic expert group met in Nottingham for 2 days of intensive testing of the new IT system, SMaRT4NIPE (S4N).
A new and improved IT system is being developed to support the NHs Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme.
We are asking all our stakeholders to comment on proposed changes to the newborn and infant physical examination hip screening pathway. These proposals have been put forward by an expert group following a thorough review.
The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme’s e-learning is being revamped.
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