Information about replacing our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards which support midwives in their conversations about screening with women and their families, to facilitate informed choices.
Completion of the level 3 diploma is required for screeners who are not qualified healthcare professionals currently on a professional register. Qualified professionals working in the AAA or DES programmes only need to complete the units of the diploma that are relevant to their role.
This blog is about a new process for managing the records of babies who are born in England but live in Wales, or have newborn blood spot screening tests carried out in Wales.
We’ve just published an updated version of the newborn blood spot (NBS) screening programme handbook for health professionals.
One of the main roles of Public Health England's (PHE) screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is to carry out formal visits to antenatal and newborn screening services. SQAS works with professional and clinical advisors when visiting laboratories providing screening tests for: …
We have updated the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening handbook on GOV.UK.
We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.
The London screening quality assurance service recently held a forum for heads of midwifery and screening coordinators.
A new and improved IT system is being developed to support the NHs Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme.
Key performance indicators (KPIs) measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim to give a high level overview of programme quality. This blog post updates you on our latest KPI data publications.