Newborn and infant physical examination screening: standards

Standards required by healthcare professionals working in newborn and infant physical examination screening.


Newborn and infant physical examination: standards 2016 to 2017


This document concentrates on pathways, standards and competencies for the screening components of the newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE), namely examination of the:

  • hips
  • eyes
  • testes
  • heart
Published 1 March 2008
Last updated 4 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. 2016 to 2017 standards added.
  2. First published.