newborn screening

Reviewing our screening resource cards for midwives

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.

Level 3 screening diploma: what professionally regulated staff need to know

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.

Working smarter to quality assure antenatal and newborn screening laboratories 

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: …

Guidance on screening checks and audits to improve quality and reduce risks

We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.