Newborn Hearing Screening

Newborn Hearing Screening is recommended to be undertaken on all newborn babies, using appropriate electro-acoustic or electro-physiological tests to detect moderate, severe or profound permanent childhood deafness.

Description

Newborn Hearing Screening  is a Clinical Investigation.

Newborn Hearing Screening  is recommended to be undertaken on all newborn babies, using appropriate electro-acoustic or electro-physiological tests to detect moderate, severe or profound permanent childhood deafness.

The NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) ensures all parents are offered hearing screening for their new child within the first few weeks of life. It is a core service within the NHS in England and part of the family of Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes.

For further information on Newborn Hearing Screening, see the Public Health England  part of the gov.uk website at: NHS newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP).

Note: if the child fails the Newborn Hearing Screening, a  REFERRAL REQUEST  for a Newborn Hearing Audiology Test is made.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Newborn Hearing Screenings

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute NEWBORN HEARING AUDIOLOGY OUTCOME references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Attribute NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING OUTCOME references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Attribute NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING OUTCOME FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Data Element NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING OUTCOME LEFT EAR (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Data Element NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING OUTCOME RIGHT EAR (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Data Element NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING PERFORMED INDICATOR references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Attribute NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING TEST TYPE references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
NHS Business Definition Newborn Hearing Audiology Test references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
NHS Business Definition Newborn Hearing Screening references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Data Element PROCEDURE DATE AND TIME (NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING) references in description Newborn Hearing Screening
Data Element PROCEDURE YEAR AND MONTH (NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING) references in description Newborn Hearing Screening