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Potential benefits and harms of universal newborn pulse oximetry screening: response to the UK National Screening Committee public consultation

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  • Contributors AKE wrote the first draft. All authors edited and approved subsequent drafts.

  • Competing interests AKE was a clinical adviser to the NSC regarding POS and the clinical lead on the PHE pulse oximetry pilot. SAD is Hon. Treasurer, British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM). MU is Patient Safety Lead for NHS England,CE was project lead for the PHE pulse oximetry pilot. SJO is the Clinical Lead for the National Neonatal Audit Project (NNAP).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.