Public Health England, NHS England and NHS Digital have begun an ongoing collaboration to move from printed invitation leaflets to online information, starting with antenatal and newborn screening.
The new national IT system for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme is due to go live on 1 April.
We have updated the national standards for the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme.
Book your place at the national newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening programme conference in September 2019.
The weekly failsafe report for newborn blood spot screening is changing. Find out more about this important change.
Newborn screening laboratories have started to use a new IT system that provides oversight of screen-positive babies from screening to specialist care.
We're about to begin cascade training for the new IT system for newborn and infant physical examination screening.
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
Project lead Robyn Parsons explains how the UK National Haemoglobinopathy Reference Laboratory in Oxford has provided a dedicated sickle cell and thalassaemia laboratory support service for antenatal and newborn laboratories and other healthcare professionals involved in the NHS SCT Screening Programme since 2010.
In the run up to Christmas last year one regional screening laboratory noticed they were receiving less blood spot samples than they were expecting, due to postage delays. Find out what measures are being put in place to avoid a repeat this year.