Details of changes to the national screening system from 1 October, due to the closure of Public Health England.
NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme
The 100th candidate successfully completed the external competency assessment (ECA) in September 2021.
We have published a summary of the responses received, as well as a data report to provide evidence for the proposed changes in response to comments received.
The NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme has played a major role in identifying moderate to profound hearing loss in newborn babies in England and has reached another major milestone, having now screened 11 million babies.
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New national guidance published to support antenatal and newborn (ANNB) screening providers in addressing inequalities throughout the screening pathway.
Public Health England (PHE) has published the fourth set of quarterly 2020 to 2021 key performance indicator (KPI) data for the NHS screening programmes.
The research advisory committee (RAC) reviews applications to carry out research involving NHS screening programme participants or requiring access to screening data or samples.
Professional and patient organisations and health systems around the world are celebrating International Neonatal Screening Day for this first time today.
We (PHE Screening, and NHS England and NHS Improvement) want to take a moment to recognise the huge contribution of all staff who work so hard to deliver the NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes.
Complete our short survey to let us know what you think of the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme operational guidance.