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What is the newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP)?


The newborn hearing screening programme tests babies for deafness within the first few hours or days of their life. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all have programmes. Details can be found on the Newborn Hearing Screening website.

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