One of the values we hold dear in PHE Screening is supporting individuals to make an informed choice about screening.
NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination
We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.
The quick and painless pulse oximetry screening test can help detect whether there is enough oxygen in a newborn baby’s blood.
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.
We aim to ensure NHS screening programmes are equally accessible to everyone who is eligible for testing.
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).
The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.
Delegates from universities across the country attended the first educators day held by the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme (NIPE).
A total of 111 out of 139 maternity trusts are now using the NIPE SMART IT system.
A total of 110 out of 139 NHS trusts in England are now using the NIPE SMART (Screening Management and Reporting Tool) IT solution.