Guidance

Newborn hearing screening programme: standards

Screening standards for the NHS newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP).

Documents

Our approach to newborn hearing screening standards

NHS newborn hearing screening programme standards 2016 to 2017

Details

These documents present the national screening standards for the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP).

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

Published 1 July 2010
Last updated 12 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added glossary links to standard 1.
  2. Published new NHSP standards being implemented from 1 April 2018.
  3. Added NHS newborn hearing screening programme standards 2016 to 2017.
  4. First published.