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Alderhey Gain Breast Feeding Mayoral Quality Mark

Liverpool has launched a charter mark for shops and businesses that are breast feeding friendly, the ‘Breastfeeding Mayoral Quality Mark’ after councillors recently unanimously approved a motion proposing its introduction.

Cafes restaurants and now Alderhey children’s hospital  have signed up to a 10 point plan which includes:

  • Allow breastfeeding in all public areas
    • Making private areas available for feeding where possible
    • Offering mums a free drink of water or tea/coffee
    • Promoting support services for breastfeeding

Each business will receive a certificate and a badge that they can place in their window or door to let customers know they are breast feeding friendly.

Alderhey Children’s hospital are celebrating this accreditation with a coffee morning on 6th July

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Northern Maternity & Midwifery Awards

Wigan Neonatal Unit have been shortlisted for the Northern Maternity & Midwifery Awards

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North West Baby Loss Conference – Liverpool

North West Baby Loss Conference 

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

17th July 2018 8:30 -17:00

Cost: £10

This conference is targeted at Midwives, Neonatal Nurses, Doctors (GP, Neonatal/Paediatric, Obstetric), Counselling professionals and bereavement services who support families who experience baby loss – at any stage.  We believe that all professional services should be working together to support families.


For more information please see below:

North West Baby Loss Conference programme 2018

North West Baby Loss Conference poster

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NWNODN Teddy Bears Picnic

The NWNODN are to hold a Teddy Bears Picnic to say a huge thank you to all the wonderful families that support the great work undertaken across the NWNODN. Family support and guidance is fundamental to the work we undertake!

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Wigan LNU shortlisted for Northern Maternity and Midwifery Festival Team Award

We are delighted to announce the neonatal unit team at Wigan NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for the Northern Maternity and Midwifery Festival Team Award in recognition of their contribution to maternity services. The winners will all be announced at the Northern Maternity and Midwifery Festival on 26 June.

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Neonatal Neurology Conference May 2018 – Luton


Venue: Putteridge Bury, Luton, UK 

Date: 17th and 18th May 2018 – two day course

Relevant to all staff involved in the care of the newborn including neonatal & paediatric consultants, neonatal & paediatric trainees, neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, paediatric neurology trainees, and paediatric physiotherapists.

Course cost for early bird registration (up to 31st March 2018):

  • Doctors in training, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals £225
  • Consultants, other permanent medical staff members £300

Registration, programme and more information: https://www.lutonneocon.co.uk/upcoming-events

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