An education and training programme has been running during 2011 to prepare sample takers for the introduction of CF to the screening programme, and also the changes in the parent information and consent process
Read or Download the following support materials:
A Practical Guide to Newborn Bloodspot Screening in Ireland, 5th Edition- It provides detailed information on sample collection and transport with links to web sites for further information on the EU transport regulations for dry bloodspot samples.
Q&A for Health professionals on the NNBSP
10 Step Guide for Sample Takers - a laminated practice sheet for sample takers, with photos and 10 steps to follow in taking samples
Parent Information Leaflets in English, Irish and various languages
Sample Bloodspot Screening Card.pdf (size 389.8 KB)- not suitable for printing, but a useful guide for sample takers