Newborn blood spot screening: sampling guidelines

These documents explain how to take a newborn blood spot screening sample.



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
Last updated 15 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated the quick reference guide to HTML format.

  2. Guidelines for new born blood spot sampling 2016 versions added.

  3. First published.