Newborn blood spot screening: sampling guidelines
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: commission and provide, Newborn blood spot screening programme: supporting publications, and Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them
- 1 February 2014
- Last updated:
- 31 March 2016, see all updates
These documents explain how to take a newborn blood spot screening sample.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2015750 PDF, 483KB, 50 pages
PDF, 1.22MB, 16 pages
These publications set out the procedures for taking a newborn blood spot sample.
The movers in policy document sets out guidance for screening babies under a year of age with no available screening records.
Published: 1 February 2014
Updated: 31 March 2016
- Guidelines for new born blood spot sampling 2016 versions added.
- First published.