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Be ready for new features in the newborn blood spot failsafe system

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A colleague sitting at her desk, logging into the NBSFS system

The newborn blood spot failsafe solution (NBSFS) is the IT system maternity units use to make sure they never miss offering newborn blood spot screening for babies they are responsible for. We are always looking for ways to make the …

Making sure pregnant women who screen positive for infectious diseases get best care

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Antenatal and newborn screening coordinator Laura Keeble

An antenatal and newborn screening co-ordinator explains the failsafe processes that help her team make sure pregnant women who screen positive for infectious diseases receive prompt and appropriate follow-up care.

Is your browser ready for the newborn blood spot failsafe solution update?

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Picture of babys hand compared with adult's hand.

On 11 April 2018 we will be upgrading NBSFS and the new version will only work with Internet Explorer version 10 and above. This is because the older versions of Internet Explorer are obsolete and do not have the required level of security. The NBSFS will continue to work on the Chrome / Firefox browsers.