To be held at the Nowgen Centre, Manchester.

This year’s UK Newborn Screening Laboratories Network meeting will include an in depth session on screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) including an international speaker on the experience in the Netherlands and an update on the plans for the UK evaluation of SCID screening.  The afternoon will cover newborn screening for sickle cell and thalassaemia using MS/MS and a UKAS inspector’s view on mapping of UKAS standards to PHE screening standards. There will also be an update with latest news on the blood spot programme from PHE.