Reorganisation of child health information services might cause issues with newborn screening IT systems if local checks are not in place.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
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.
A new pathway that has transformed postnatal care earned the newborn screening team at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust the team of the month award.
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).
On 11 April 2018 we will be upgrading NBSFS and the new version will only work with Internet Explorer version 10 and above. This is because the older versions of Internet Explorer are obsolete and do not have the required level of security. The NBSFS will continue to work on the Chrome / Firefox browsers.
An evaluation of our Screening tests for you and your baby easy guides will help us to share good practice that will benefit pregnant women with learning disabilities across the country.
Professor Anne Mackie reflects on the hard work and achievements of everyone involved in screening during 2017.