West Midlands Newborn Screening

Useful Links

For more information on the different screening programmes offered to Newborn Babies, NHS Screening provides a link to each one.

For information for all offered national screening programmes across the different lifecourse stages, the Screening Timeline provides a useful overview.


  • Public Health England has a screening blog, which provides up-to-date screening programme developments for newborn screening.
  • GPs may be interested in this e-learning content, developed in conjunction with PHE screening that gives GPs guidance to support patients in understanding and accessing NHS screening programmes.
  • GP’s may also be interested in this specific antenatal and newborn screening module from the British Medical Journal which covers advising patients on screening tests and what screening programmes are available.