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Screening tests for you and your baby: babies in special care units

Information about newborn screening tests for parents of babies in special care units.



This information explains some important differences in the way that the newborn screening tests are carried out for babies in special care baby units, neonatal intensive care units or paediatric intensive care units.

It is also available in these 12 language translations: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali and Urdu.

See how to print digital leaflets to provide a copy of this guidance to people who cannot access the internet.

Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 1 August 2015
Last updated 28 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated translations and added HTML digital format.

  2. Added HTML version of the leaflet.

  3. Updated with new statement on use of personal data.

  4. Leaflet updated to include new 6-dose vaccination schedule for hepatitis B.

  5. Added 10 translated versions.

  6. First published.