Information about replacing our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards which support midwives in their conversations about screening with women and their families, to facilitate informed choices.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
This blog is about a new process for managing the records of babies who are born in England but live in Wales, or have newborn blood spot screening tests carried out in Wales.
We’ve just published an updated version of the newborn blood spot (NBS) screening programme handbook for health professionals.
One of the main roles of Public Health England's (PHE) screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is to carry out formal visits to antenatal and newborn screening services. SQAS works with professional and clinical advisors when visiting laboratories providing screening tests for: …
We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.
The London screening quality assurance service recently held a forum for heads of midwifery and screening coordinators.
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).