The London screening quality assurance service recently held a forum for heads of midwifery and screening coordinators.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
We launched a 6 week consultation to ask stakeholders for their views on the proposed changes to our bloodspot cards. The consultation report contains a summary of the responses and identifies and responds to the main themes that emerged.
The annual newborn blood spot screening data collection and performance analysis report for the year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.
A new survey report highlights best practice for newborn screening in non-maternity settings.
We’ve updated our guidance on offering newborn blood spot (NBS) screening to movers in under a year of age without available results.
The guidance is changing because 3 out of the 4 UK countries now offer NBS screening for all 9 conditions recommended by the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC).
Reorganisation of child health information services might cause issues with newborn screening IT systems if local checks are not in place.
We’re asking midwives to fill in a short survey about our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to newborn babies.
If you’re reading this then you’ve hopefully seen the PHE ‘screening resource pack for student midwives'. We send it out every year to all universities in England and ask midwifery tutors to give a set to all new starter students. …
Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018.
We have worked with the NHS Choices video team and an animation company to produce a new screening animation, which in just 2 ½ minutes explains all the types of screening offered during pregnancy and for newborn babies.