Newborn blood spot screening (English and 11 translations)

Friday, 30 March 2018 – Service Development and Screening
Newborn blood spot screening (English and 11 translations)

The newborn blood spot pre-screening information leaflet for parents includes information about sickle cell disorders (SCD) and medium chain acyl coA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) family history. This pre-screening leaflet should be given to all pregnant women by 30 weeks gestation and reissued to parents following delivery, before day five.

Further information about screening and the care of children with SCD is available at:

For professionals:

http://sct.screening.nhs.uk/cms.php?folder=2493

For parents:

http://sct.screening.nhs.uk/public and http://sct.screening.nhs.uk/parentsguide

Details

Format 8 page A5 booklet

Target group Pregnant women

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