Updates from some of the early adopter sites who piloted giving out digital information about antenatal and newborn screening rather than physical leaflets at the start of the year.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
The following CHT resources have now been updated and published: CHT laboratory handbook, CHT suspected and further information for families, and CHT initial clinical referral guidelines.
We have published the fourth and final set of quarterly key performance indicator (KPI) data for the 2019 to 2020 year.
Directing people to digital information about NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes should now be business as usual.
The NHS severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) screening evaluation in England is now scheduled to start from September 2021.
Screening tests for you and your baby: babies in special care units publication updated in accessible digital format.
Using the online vFire customer portal is a convenient way for NBSFS users to log and track their calls.
All inherited metabolic disease leaflets for newborn blood spot screening have been converted into HTML format.
Antenatal and newborn screening providers should now be signposting parents routinely to digital versions of information leaflets rather than automatically handing out printed leaflets.
We’ve published new guidance for screening professionals to support women with learning disabilities and their partners to access and understand antenatal and newborn (ANNB) screening.