As part of our special series on 50 years of newborn blood spot screening, Caroline Bridges shares her daughter's screening story and tells us what life is like living with PKU.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
As part of our special series on 50 years of newborn blood spot screening, we’re excited to share some insights into the programme's early days from Professor Anne Green and Professor Rodney Pollitt.
We're marking 50 years of screening for phenylketonuria (PKU) in newborn babies with a special series of blog posts. We start by looking back at how it all started.
We have published the annual screening data for the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2018 to 2019 screening year (1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019).
Our event discussing the implementation of digital screening information for pregnant women.
Find out the results of our survey on our 'Screening tests for you and your baby' animation and how we're acting on them.
Information gained from an NHS evaluation will inform a final UK National Screening Committee recommendation on whether screening for SCID should become part of the newborn blood spot screening programme.
Members of the newborn blood spot (NBS) screening programme team had an exciting opportunity recently to present at a screening conference in Hangzhou in China. NBS programme manager Christine Cavanagh talks about the trip.
Read about our event for Trust screening co-ordinators as part of our work to move to digital antenatal and newborn screening information.
PHE's newborn blood spot programme manager has praised her 'inspirational' colleague Professor Jim Bonham for his well-deserved MBE.