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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 26. No. 3, 2021

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2021;26:168-174

Contemporary Practice in Paediatrics

Hong Kong Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) Care Path Protocol under Joint Committee on UNHS

TPY Ma, WY Chan, C Koh, W Yeung, KY Wong, J Sung, NS Kwong, CC Shek, SL Lee, CME Wong, C Lam, F Lee, K Tso, K Yeung, E Hau, R Tse, KM Ho, W Wong; HA-DH Joint Committee on Care Path for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening


The Joint Committee on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) was formed to ensure the effective implementation of UNHS in Hong Kong and to achieve effective communication among various services in Hospital Authority and Department of Health. Meetings with multidisciplinary professionals had been conducted during the years of 2013 and 2017. A consensus on a common care path for infants identified to have hearing impairment had been reached.

Keyword : Hearing; Newborn; Screening


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