Screening Tests

After your baby is born the following screening tests are available for your baby

The Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme detects rare but life-threatening metabolic disorders with a blood test done at 48 hours old or as soon as possible after this.  Click on the following link

Newborn Hearing Screen.  Click on following link

Safe Sleeping 

SUDI stands for sudden unexpected death is extremely rare for babies protected by this safety formula face up + face clear + smokefree = Safe Sleep 

Please clik the following link for further information on safe sleep


Immunisation can protect your baby against harmful infections, which can cause serious complications, including death. It is one of the most effective, and cost-effective medical interventions to prevent disease.