NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme

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.

Level 3 screening diploma: what professionally regulated staff need to know

Completion of the level 3 diploma is required for screeners who are not qualified healthcare professionals currently on a professional register. Qualified professionals working in the AAA or DES programmes only need to complete the units of the diploma that are relevant to their role.

Guidance on screening checks and audits to improve quality and reduce risks

We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.

Calling all midwives – help us review our screening resource cards

We’re asking midwives to fill in a short survey about our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to newborn babies.

Student midwives – tell us what you think of our screening resource packs

If you’re reading this then you’ve hopefully seen the PHE ‘screening resource pack for student midwives'. We send it out every year to all universities in England and ask midwifery tutors to give a set to all new starter students. …

What PHE Screening has been blogging about

Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018.