Declined newborn blood spot screening: template letters

Templates to GPs, child health records departments, health visitors and parents to confirm a parent has declined a newborn blood spot screen.



These template letters allow healthcare professionals to communicate that a parent has declined newborn blood spot screening to:

  • general practitioners
  • the child health records department
  • health visitors

Use these templates to confirm with parents that they have declined newborn blood spot screening.

Published 1 January 2013
Last updated 9 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. New template letters added.
  2. First published.