During March we are mailing out copies of the new print run of the 'Screening tests for you and your baby' booklet to every NHS trust in England that has a maternity unit.
NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination
The 'Healthy child programme 0 to 19: health visitor and school nurse commissioning service specifications and guidance' are now available This suite of 4 documents contains the following commissioning guides:
All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.
25 February 2016: Please note that the new easy read versions of Screening tests for you and your baby, which are featured in this blog post, have been temporarily withdrawn and are not currently available Every maternity trust in England …
There are important differences in the way we offer newborn screening tests for babies in special care baby units. We have explained these differences in a new 8-page leaflet, 'Babies in special care units: screening tests for your baby', which …
The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Programme is the newest antenatal and newborn screening programme to be implemented across England.
Each year, around 3,500 babies – or 1 in 200 of all those born in England – have some kind of heart defect.