Public Health England, NHS England and NHS Digital have begun an ongoing collaboration to move from printed invitation leaflets to online information, starting with antenatal and newborn screening.
NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme
The weekly failsafe report for newborn blood spot screening is changing. Find out more about this important change.
Newborn screening laboratories have started to use a new IT system that provides oversight of screen-positive babies from screening to specialist care.
We have published the annual screening data for the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2017 to 2018 screening year (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018).
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
Public Health England has published new data measuring how the 11 NHS screening programmes are performing.
In the run up to Christmas last year one regional screening laboratory noticed they were receiving less blood spot samples than they were expecting, due to postage delays. Find out what measures are being put in place to avoid a repeat this year.
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.
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.
We've just updated guidance for the newborn blood spot programme.