National Framework for Neonatal Hearing Screening

National Framework for Neonatal Hearing Screening provides an overarching framework which outlines the principles of a National Approach to Neonatal Hearing Screening

Page last updated: 16 October 2013

The framework provides high level guidance for a progressive implementation of Neonatal Hearing Screening in Australia.

The National Framework has been developed in consultation with jurisdictions with an aim of achieving harmonisation of their efforts. It is intended as a resource for jurisdictions to use when developing neonatal hearing screening services.

The National Framework was endorsed by the Community Care and Population Health Principal Committee of the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council in August 2013.

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