Neonatal News Flash

 

Neonatal Transport Secondment – Connect North West

an exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified band 5 & 6 neonatal nurses to develop their skills in stabilisation, learn more about the network and enhance their self confidence and knowledge by joining the neonatal transport team on a fixed term secondment. For more information please contact Dr Ian Dady or Lead Nurse Viv Hall

NWNODN Perinatal Mental Health study Day 26th Nov & 4th Dec we are excited to announce an interactive study day lead by perinatal mental health specialists with support from Bliss & NICU parents. Click here for more information.

 

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!!

Neonatal Nurse Association Conference: 30th Nov click here for more info.

This is your units opportunity to shine enter the NNA Poster  and 2018 Nurse of the year award!!

 

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

 

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 Parent Representative (NNAP): Congratulations to Rachel Corry, one of very supportive parents on the NWNODN Parent Advisory Group (PAG), who has been successful in securing a place on the NNAP Board! To find out more about the work Rachel will be involved please click: RCPCH

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.

Upcoming events

  • 25 Sep 2018

    Bliss – Transforming loss: Meeting the needs of parents

    Bliss – Transforming loss: Meeting the needs of parents The 10th joint conference will take place on 25 September 2018 at York Racecourse,…
  • 27 Sep 2018

    BAPM Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting update

    BAPM Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting update 27-28 September 2018, Met Hotel, Leeds Click here for the full conference programme Topics…
  • 02 Oct 2018

    3rd MatNeo learning system event

    The 3rd matneo learning system event Date 2 October 2018, 9.30am – 3pm Venue: Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows This event will be…
  • 08 Oct 2018

    Congenital Heart Disease Network event

    Congenital Heart Disease Network event on Monday 8th October 2018. Registration is now OPEN!! Please register using the Eventbrite link below:…
  • 01 Nov 2018

    UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2018

    UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2018 Date: Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd of November 2018 Venue: The Hilton Hotel Liverpool City Centre, 3 Thomas Steers…
  • 07 Nov 2018

    Perinatal Research and Education Meeting Northwest (PREMNW)

    Perinatal Research and Education Meeting Northwest Date: Wednesday, 7th November 2018 Venue:The Exchange, Lancashire County Hall, Preston   Call for abstracts fro…
  • 12 Nov 2018

    Bliss mental health and the impact this has on parents, families and staff.

    Bliss mental health and the impact this has on parents, families and staff. Bliss and expert speakers from across the…
  • 14 Nov 2018

    Badger Conference

    BadgerCon 2018 Date:14th of November Venue: British Museum London Registration for this year’s event is now open and available here:  http://www.clevermed.com/events/badgercon-2018-14th-of-november/…
  • 23 Nov 2018

    Hands on Essential Paediatric ECG Course

    Hands on Essential Paediatric ECG Course – 23rd November 2018 Cost £170 RCPCH has approved this activity for CPD in accordance…
  • 26 Nov 2018

    NW Neonatal Perinatal Mental Health Study Day

    NW Neonatal Perinatal Mental Health Study Day – Monday 26 November – 09.30am to 3.30pm – Jubilee Suite, Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub,…
  • 30 Nov 2018

    Neonatal Nurses Association Conference 2018

    NNA Conference – “Caring for our Future” with Keynote Speaker Inga Warren Date: 30th November Venue: HILTON HOTEL, EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT…
  • 04 Dec 2018

    NW Neonatal Perinatal Mental Health Study Day

    NW Neonatal Perinatal Mental Health Study Day – Tuesday 4 December 2018 – 9.30am – 3.30pm – Venue TBC (Bolton/Preston…
  • 12 Dec 2018

    NLS Instructor day by Resuscitation Council (UK)

    NLS Instructor day by Resuscitation Council (UK) DATE AND TIME: Wed 12 December 2018 09:00 – 16:00 GMT LOCATION: Kings…
  • 15 Jan 2019

    Therapeutic Hypothermia and Cerebral Function Monitoring Study Day

    Therapeutic Hypothermia and Cerebral Function Monitoring Study Day  15th January  2019  Royal Oldham Hospital, Dinwoodie Simulation Centre (Next to Outpatients B) For medical…
  • 11 Mar 2019

    Bliss mental health and the impact this has on parents, families and staff.

    Bliss mental health and the impact this has on parents, families and staff. Bliss and expert speakers from across the…
  • 21 Mar 2019

    BPNA NeoNATE Course Liverpool

    BPNA NeoNATE Course  Liverpool, UK – 21-22 March 2019 Book your place at: https://www.bpna.org.uk/ecomm_product_view.php?courseid=342 This is a 2-day practical course for anyone who looks after…

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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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