Early access to sickle cell and thalassaemia screening and the early offer of prenatal diagnosis (PND) is important in giving women and couples time to consider their options.
views from the front line
The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme (NIPE) held 5 regional events across the country to update health professionals involved in the the national programme.
Personal informed choice is one of the most important principles in screening. People can decide whether or not to have screening based on the information we provide and their own attitudes and values.
The Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners is now a requirement for all non-clinical screening staff in the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), diabetic eye (DES) and newborn hearing (NHSP) programmes.
I try to do the best I can for every baby and mother I see each day, so that any baby who may have a hearing loss is picked up early and can receive the treatment and support they need.
I’m the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at Northampton General Hospital. That means I’m responsible for making sure we offer and carry out all antenatal and newborn screening tests correctly for mothers and babies in our care.
I’m Hannah Garnett, a local newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP) manager. In this blog article I’m sharing my experience of completing the postgraduate health screening module at Warwick University, how it has helped me to review my work and how I have been …
In this blog article, antenatal and newborn screening coordinator Louise Frost explains how the creation of an antenatal booking centre (ABC) improved early access and continuity of care for women at Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) in south east London.
I was appointed antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at King’s College Hospital, London, on 1 June 2014.