– Dr Jim Bonham, Sheffield Trust
If they are not diagnosed early in life sometimes the consequences can be quite devastating.
We hope that this evaluation will provide valuable new insights making a big difference to the lives of a number of children and we value your support.
Thousands of babies in six areas across the country are to be screened for five rare diseases which - undetected - cause severe disability. Around 430,000 newborns will be tested in the one-year study, which is being launched today.