Guidance

Newborn and infant physical examination: programme handbook

This document brings together all the guidelines that relate to the NHS newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening programme.

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Newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening: programme handbook

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The purpose of this handbook is to inform and support best clinical practice in the NHS newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening programme.

This handbook offers guidance on the physical examination for newborns, infants, and babies in neonatal units. It refers to the 4 screening elements:

  • eyes
  • heart
  • hips
  • testes
Published 4 April 2016