Last review date 03/02/2023

**Please look at the 6-8 week Baby Check support guide if you are doing a 6-8 week check, the coding is slightly different**

The Neonatal Baby Check Template can be found under Auto-Consultation > ardens CONSULTATIONS A to B - Baby Check (Neonatal)

Note: If you regularly use the Neonatal Baby Check Template it may be useful to add this to your F12 Favourites for quick access.

The template is split into 3 sections; Assessment, Impression and Management.

Assessment: This includes the Neonatal check read code that can be ticked, highlighted with (yellow star) which denotes a payment field - ensure this is ticked for any Locally Enhanced Service payments.


Use the Seen with field to code details of the parent/guardian bringing the baby in for their check.

*If the baby is not brought to the appointment, allows you to view any history of 'child not brought/DNA' or 'failed encounter' codes.

There is a shortcut to the SystmOne embedded.

To view or add details of the Birth Summary, clicktemplate. For more information click here.

To add detail of the examination, click

Record examination findings along with any numeric for height/weight/head circumference etc.  

Tick boxes for you to capture Red Book Completed - The ^character denotes that the code linked to this is recommended and will prompt to complete on exit if not been added.

There is also a link to the Childhood Immunisations template  if required.

 The  is available at the bottom of the template for prescribing any medications.