Reorganisation of child health information services might cause issues with newborn screening IT systems if local checks are not in place.
We are pleased to announce that an updated version (5.7) of NIPE SMART will be available to users on 13 February.
Twenty-seven local diabetic eye screening programmes are using the national GP2DRS IT system to extract details of their cohort of patients from GP practice systems. The total number of patients now being extracted using the system has passed 1 million.
The newborn blood spot failsafe solution (NBSFS) is a quick and easy way of identifying babies who may have missed newborn blood spot (NBS) screening. All NBS laboratories and maternity units in England use it and we are introducing some changes to make it even more user friendly.
In our quest to provide free, high quality, easy to access training for those informing women about breast screening, we often collaborate with other organisations. This makes sure we can get the right information to as many of you as possible and that you can evidence your learning in line with your professional continuing professional development (CPD).
A new national IT system to support the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) will go live on 1 December 2016.
A total of 110 out of 139 NHS trusts in England are now using the NIPE SMART (Screening Management and Reporting Tool) IT solution.