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NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme

Screening stand proves big draw for midwives at RCM conference

More than 1,000 midwives, students and other health professionals flocked to the Harrogate International Centre for this year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference on 19 and 20 October.

Screening key performance indicators: publication of 2015 to 2016 annual data

We have published the annual data for the non-cancer screening key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2015 to 2016 screening year (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016).

New newborn hearing screening operational guidance published

My name is Julie Tucker. Since late 2015, I have spent the one day a week when I’m not managing the newborn hearing screening service in Oxford writing the new NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) operational guidance on behalf of …

Networking, national updates and shared learning at London antenatal and newborn screening forum

The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.

New screening diploma: we're opening up places on our half-day update sessions

To support the implementation of the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners, we can now offer more than 1 place on our forthcoming half-day update sessions for each local abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), diabetic eye (DES) and newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP).

Our quality assurance visit was a positive experience that flew by

Kirsty Jones, the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator for Mid Cheshire Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust , talks about her experience of her first quality assurance visit and explains how she was pleasantly surprised.