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E-learning for the NHS Screening Programmes is moving to the e-learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website on 3 April.
Read more about the move to e-LfH and how to sign-up.
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Newborn Blood Spot

 

Education and Training for the Newborn Blood Spot Programme

The newborn blood spot screening programme's overall objective is the assurance of high quality screening services for babies and their parents. All babies in England are offered screening for:

  • sickle cell disease (SCD)
  • cystic fibrosis (CF)
  • congenital hypothyroidism (CHT)
  • six inherited metabolic diseases (IMDs) - phenylketonuria (PKU), medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD), maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), isovaleric acidaemia (IVA), glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) and homocystinuria (pyridoxine unresponsive) (HCU)

Resources include:

In addition, there are some key message slides which highlight key facts and figures about all the screening programmes and can be used to facilitate a short update session or used for individual learning.

 

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E-learning for the NHS Screening Programmes will move to Health Education England's e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website on 3 April 2017.

We will send you a record of all your completed e-learning modules up to 17 March 2017.

You must download and save certificates for any modules completed after 17 March.

Read more about the move to e-LfH and how to sign-up.