NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme

Guide to 2018/19 screening specifications

NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.

Say hello to us at the Royal College of Midwives conference!

This year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference starts today in Manchester with more than 3,500 delegates attending. PHE Screening has a stand where we will be updating delegates on all the antenatal and newborn national screening programmes and answering any questions they may have.

Easy guides for pregnant women with learning disabilities well received

The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.

New quality assurance e-learning screening modules

We've launched 3 e-learning modules aimed at our screening quality assurance service staff and the professional and clinical advisors who provide specialist expertise.

Reviewing our screening resource cards for midwives

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.

Working smarter to quality assure antenatal and newborn screening laboratories 

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: …