Nick Johnstone-Waddell

Nick Johnstone-Waddell has worked in screening since 2001. He started with the newborn hearing screening programme back when it was still a pilot project and helped to develop the first national screening IT system.

He is now responsible for public and professional information for all the national population screening programmes, including leaflets and online content. He strongly believes in the need for simple, clear information to support informed choice and is always looking for new ways to get our messages across.

Nick’s background is in psychology and mental health research. He lives in Manchester and enjoys long walks with his family and dog.

Antenatal and newborn screening digital information survey results

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Find out what antenatal and newborn screening colleagues said in response to our antenatal and newborn screening digital information survey.

Improvements to our Screening Tests For You and Your Baby booklet

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Learn about all the changes and improvements to our Screening Tests For You and Your Baby leaflet.

Moving antenatal and newborn screening information into the digital age

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Public Health England, NHS England and NHS Digital have begun an ongoing collaboration to move from printed invitation leaflets to online information, starting with antenatal and newborn screening.