Newborn hearing screening is now a core NHS service and with a current yield of 5764 deaf babies it has been a remarkable achievement. It is premature to evaluate longer-term outcomes from the screen, but the eventual worth has been projected from the two programmes which pioneered universal neonatal hearing screening in the UK. A controlled trial in Wessex confirmed an incremental yield from neonatal...
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