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SCID screening evaluation

The NHS is offering screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) in some hospitals to evaluate how it could best be introduced across England.

This page provides the information and resources that health professionals will need.

Baby foot with blood coming out of the heel onto a blood spot card.
The test for SCID uses the same blood taken from the heel prick

Blog articles

Read PHE Screening blog articles about SCID.

Resources for  health professionals

These include:

  • resource 1
  • resource 2
  • resource 3

Resources for parents

These include:

Contact PHE Screening

Please contact the screening helpdesk with any questions or comments about SCID screening.