NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination

Updated Screening tests for you and your baby booklets mailed out to all maternity units

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.

Promoting screening and immunisation through the healthy child programme

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:

Antenatal and newborn screening: sharing best practice across London

All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

Delivering accessible screening information to trusts

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read versions of Screening tests for you and your baby, which are featured in this blog post, have been temporarily withdrawn and are not currently available Every maternity trust in England …

New screening leaflet for babies in special care units: order now

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 is available …