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.
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
My name is Lynne Grey (3rd from right) and I am a newborn hearing screening co-ordinator. I want to share something we did in the Northamptonshire hospital I work in to promote the importance of newborn hearing screening - and the feedback we did afterwards.
This year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference starts today in Manchester with more than 3,500 delegates attending. PHE Screening has a stand where we will be updating delegates on all the antenatal and newborn national screening programmes and answering any questions they may have.
Gail Allan is retiring after 16 years working for the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP). Here she reflects on her experiences and the successes of the programme.