A total of 110 out of 139 NHS trusts in England are now using the NIPE SMART (Screening Management and Reporting Tool) IT solution.
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 launched the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) e-learning module in November 2013 to: support clinical practice help address inconsistencies in the delivery and quality of the newborn and infant physical examination
We are pleased to announce that an updated version of the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Management and Reporting Tool (SMART) IT system is available to users of the system from tomorrow (2 August 2016).
Please note that the information in this blog post is now out of date. Read information on the new look NIPE e-learning. The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) e-Learning module is a free training resource which launched on …
We are delighted to have published the first ever NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme Handbook, which informs practitioners who carry out the NIPE examination and supports best clinical screening practice.
The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Programme is the newest antenatal and newborn screening programme to be implemented across England.
Each year, around 3,500 babies – or 1 in 200 of all those born in England – have some kind of heart defect.
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