Guidance

Repeat blood spot samples: description in brief

These documents set out the reasons for repeat blood tests in newborn blood spot (NBS) screening.

Documents

Explaining repeat blood spot screening samples to parents: information sheet for health professionals

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Your baby needs a repeat screening test - heel prick test: information sheet for parents and carers

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Detail

These publications explain the circumstances that lead to repeat blood spot screening.

The documents include information about:

  • avoidable repeats

  • unavoidable repeats