Guidance

Newborn and infant physical examination screening: standards

Screening standards for the NHS newborn and infant physical examination screening programme.

Documents

Newborn and infant physical examination screening pathway and themes

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Newborn and infant physical examination: standards 2016 to 2017

Details

These documents present the national screening standards for the NHS newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening programme.

The most recent standards are applicable to data collected from 1 April 2018. They replace previous versions.

See Population screening: our approach to screening standards for the consistent approach we take to screening standards across all 11 NHS screening programmes.

Published 1 March 2008
Last updated 22 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added new format for standards publications and links to new glossary terms.

  2. Added minor correction to neonatal hip risk factors under standard 4.

  3. Publication of new standards applicable from 1 April 2018

  4. 2016 to 2017 standards added.

  5. First published.