News archive - March 2012
26 March 2012
Changes to the current policy for CHT screening in preterm infants - education and training resources available
The CHT Preterm Repeat Policy Implementation Group has developed a range of education and training resources and a transition plan to support decommissioning the old policy and implementing the new. Please see the Changes to the current policy for CHT screening in preterm infants page.
26 March 2012
Repeat blood spot samples: new information sheets available
New information sheets for health professionals and parents on repeat blood spot samples are now available.
19 March 2012
CHRD data collection template for 2011-2012
The CHRD data collection template for 2011-2012 has been posted. For annual data collection include babies born between 1st April 2011 and 31st March 2012. Deadline for return is June 30th 2012.
14 March 2012
Guidelines for Newborn Blood Spot Sampling 2012
The Programme Centre's updated Guidelines for Newborn Blood Spot Sampling have been published. The guidelines are available in a full and short version. The full version is an A4 size document and includes actions with reasoning and a full reference list. The short version is an A5 size 'quick reference guide' (actions only). If you would like to order copies of the updated guidelines (full, short or both versions) please contact the Programme Centre. Electronic versions are also available.