Newborn blood spot screening: sampling guidelines

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


Guidelines for newborn blood spot sampling


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 31 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Guidelines for new born blood spot sampling 2016 versions added.
  2. First published.