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This website no longer has the most up-to-date information about education and training for the NHS screening programmes.
Read the NHS population screening: education and training page on GOV.UK for guidance and resources.
Access e-learning for all NHS Screening Programmes on Health Education England's e-learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website.
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Student Midwife Resource Pack

 
 

Resource pack

Resource pack
 

1. Introduction

Dear Student Midwife

Welcome to the NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes Pack.

This resource has been produced and provided by the NHS Screening Programmes to support your learning around the NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

It has been designed to provide you with:

  • pocket and diary sized resources to assist when discussing the screening programmes with women and their families, helping them to make informed choices
  • links to the education and training resources developed by NHS Screening Programmes to support your further learning
 

2. Screening overview

Read an explanation of screening and watch a series of animated explanations of key screening concepts.

Screening timeline

The screening timeline is a visual reference of optimum times for NHS antenatal and newborn screening. You can:

 

3. Resource cards

Download a PDF version of the pocket sized cards included with the student midwife pack. These summarise key points for all antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

 

4. Recessive inheritance risk card

Download the recessive inheritance risk diagram. This resource shows recessive inheritance risk in each pregnancy.

   

6. Further programme resources

Guidance documents for all screening programmes are available on GOV.UK.

 
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This website no longer has the most up-to-date information about education and training for the NHS screening programmes.

Read the NHS population screening: education and training page on GOV.UK for guidance and resources.

Access e-learning for all NHS Screening Programmes on Health Education England's e-learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website.