Neonatal News Flash

North West Neonatal Study Day 2019 29th Jan 2019 

Venue: Haydock Race Course

Delegate fees:

  • Doctor: £90 (RCPCH points applied for)
  • All other Healthcare Professionals: £40

To find out more click  here  or for further inquiries email NWNODN office:

to book a place please click here to book via EventBrite


Neonatal Palliative Care Nurse Role – Cheshire & Merseyside 

Liverpool Women’s hospital in collaboration with Ickle Pickles Charity are offering an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced Neonatal Nurse to make a difference to neonatal palliative care across Cheshire & Merseyside.

For more information about the role please click here or contact: Jennifer Deeney or Valerie Irving on 0151 708 9988 ext. 1466/4091





Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Reach for the Stars Charity Appeal! Buy your Pyjamas now & support this wonderful Children’s Hospital!!



SPOONS Neonatal Family Support Charity- check out their great new website supporting NICU families!!

NWNODN Cooling Study Days: network study days have been held at Royal Bolton & Royal Oldham hospitals to improve education and training around the treatment of HIE, including the use of CFM and mark the launch of the new NWNODN Cooling Guideline! More dates are being released for 2019 …please go to the events section for more information!!


NWNODN Teddy Bear’s Picnic: on Saturday 21st July the ODN team and families from across the north west involved in the network Parent Advisory Group (PAG), came together for lots of fun at a Teddy Bear’s picnic! There was face painting, crafts, lots of playing and of course chocolate cake!!! To see more pictures & to find out more about joining the PAG please click here




National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) 2018 Report: on 2017 Data is out now! click here to view NNAP on-line


Network Up-date on the Countess of Chester Investigation: Following media coverage and the statement released by Cheshire Police following investigation into deaths on the neonatal unit at Countess of Chester Hospital, the NWNODN is working closely with colleagues at the Countess of Chester and the wider network to support both families and staff. For more information on support available please click here

Providing high quality
neonatal care to babies
and their families

The North West Neonatal Operational Delivery Network (NWNODN)  aims to provide high quality neonatal care to babies and their families. Within the NWNODN there are twenty-two neonatal units and one neonatal transport service all providing twenty-four hour care for sick and premature neonates.The work undertaken by the NWNODN is clinician led with the best interest of neonates and their families at the heart of all we undertake.

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Hospitals often have a unit or ward dedicated to caring for babies who require additional support after birth, which cannot be provided on the Maternity wards.

These are often referred to in different ways such as the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU), Neonatal Unit (NNU) or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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