Review of processes in use to inform the expansion of newborn bloodspot screening programmes

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
Record ID 32018001679
Authors' objectives: This review has aimed to systematically identify information on processes relevant to decision-making on the expansion of newborn bloodspot screening programmes. In particular, the review aims to present an up-to-date account of current international processes from a selection of countries deemed relevant to the Irish context. The findings of this review will be provided to the NSAC to inform its deliberations with regard to strategic decision-making processes for expansion of the National Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme (NNBSP).
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2021
Requestor: Department of Health, National Screening Advisory Committee
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Ireland
MeSH Terms
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Genetic Diseases, Inborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases
  • Bloodspot screening
  • neonatal
  • heelprick
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