Details of changes to the national screening system from 1 October, due to the closure of Public Health England.
NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination
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.
Read about the full roll out of S4N across England and other recent PHE NIPE screening team achievements.
The NHS newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening programme is looking for practitioners in the field of neonatal and infant cardiology and cardiac surgery to review the NIPE heart screening pathway.
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.
New guidance aims to reduce additional and avoidable stress for families at an extremely difficult time.
Read about what has changed recently in the NHS NIPE programme handbook.