Local screening providers can make use of new shared resources to help improve quality of samples taken in NHS newborn blood spot screening.
Michele is a children's nurse, health visitor, quality assurance advisor, mum and nana. Her mission in life is to increase the priority of the important public health issues that are screening and immunisation.
PHE screening and immunisation teams ran successful CPD sessions on antenatal and newborn screening for health visitors in Lancashire.
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