Information resources

Any queries or request for newborn screening resources not listed on these pages can be sent by email to [email protected]  or phone the LabPLUS lablink number 0800 522 7587.

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Repeat Newborn Hearing Screening

Information for hearing technicians to give to parents and caregivers, when screening carried out as part of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme indicates the need for a further hearing screening test.

PDF's of this resource are available to download in Māori, Sāmoan, Tongan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Hindi and Korean

Please note that the translated versions of this resource are not available from HealthEd.

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When you are recalled for assessment (further tests)

This resource contains information in English for women recalled for further tests or assessment following a mammogram. Describes what will happen at the assessment, including ultrasound scan, breast examination by a doctor, and the possibility of a biopsy. For Breastscreen Aotearoa Centres only.

This resource is also available in Chinese Simplified, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and Thai.

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Your Newborn Baby's Blood Test: The Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme

This resource contains an explanation of the newborn metabolic screening test (the Guthrie or heel prick test) and the conditions it can identify, and of parents' right to give informed consent, including choosing whether or not to have leftover blood spots from the blood-spot card returned.