When you take consent for newborn blood spot (NBS) screening, you need to know about residual blood spots and be able to talk to parents about them. This blog will help you do this.
Lucy is Project Lead for the NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme, based in London. Since joining the programme in 2011, she has worked on a wide range of projects including the development of new standards, policies and professional and patient information. Lucy’s background is in biology and science publishing and she completed an MSc in Health Policy in 2014.
We have published new information that describes the checks and audits that are needed for the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening pathway.
Guests from more than 35 countries gathered in the sunshine in The Hague for the 9th International Society for Neonatal Screening (ISNS) conference.