We have published the annual screening data for the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2017 to 2018 screening year (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018).
NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination
We're about to begin cascade training for the new IT system for newborn and infant physical examination screening.
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
The Royal College of GPs (RCGP) has published new e-learning content, in conjunction with PHE Screening, that gives GPs and primary care colleagues practical guidance to support patients in understanding and accessing the NHS screening programmes.
Public Health England has published new data measuring how the 11 NHS screening programmes are performing.
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
The launch of the new IT system for the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) is planned for spring 2019. An enthusiastic expert group met in Nottingham for 2 days of intensive testing of the new IT system, SMaRT4NIPE (S4N).
This year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference starts today in Manchester with more than 3,500 delegates attending. PHE Screening has a stand where we will be updating delegates on all the antenatal and newborn national screening programmes and answering any questions they may have.
The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.
We've launched 3 e-learning modules aimed at our screening quality assurance service staff and the professional and clinical advisors who provide specialist expertise.