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Guidelines for newborn blood spot sampling 2015

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We are inviting comments on revised guidelines for newborn blood spot sampling.


Consultation description

The guidelines are intended to provide a consistent and clear approach to newborn blood spot sampling. They support the offer of newborn blood spot screening to parents, informed choice and collection of good quality blood spot samples. They are written for the screening programme in England.

We would like to consult widely with all stakeholders, so please share this information and the revised guidelines with colleagues who may wish to contribute. The deadline is 5pm on 29 September 2015.

See the current version of the guidelines.