Newborn blood spot screening: programme handbook

This guidance explains what is required of health professionals carrying out newborn blood spot (NBS) screening.



This document brings together all the guidelines and publications that relate to the NHS Newborn Blood Spot (NBS) Screening Programme.

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Published 1 January 2014
Last updated 3 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Revised and updated the newborn blood spot screening guidance.
  2. First published.