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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As Neonatal Nurses, Doctors & AHPs we sometimes come in contact with babies who have HIE. It is usually a very difficult time for families who have not only experienced the worry of having a sick baby when it should have been one of the happiest weeks of their lives, but they often face uncertainty as well waiting to see how their baby will develop. Peeps - HIE is a fantastic charity who provide information and support. Let’s help them raise awareness 🌻 🌻It’s here! #HIEAwarenessDay - so not only can we eat Easter eggs for breakfast 😊 we can also raise awareness of HIE and reach more families who may be looking for a a little support! Have you #HeardofHIE (for more info go to peeps-hie.org) 🌻#HIE #awareness #support #HIEAwarenessDay #hypoxicischaemicencephalopathy ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know that today is the date for WDSD as it’s the 21st day of the 3rd month (3.21) and was therefore selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome. ... See MoreSee Less
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Delighted to share that our fantastic Transport ANNP Vivian Hall is the NNA Runner up for Nurse of the Year 2021. Well done Viv. 👏Congratulations to the winner of the Neonatal Nurse of the year Award 2021, Angela Hughes from Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland and the runner up Vivian Hall from Manchester University, NHS Foundation Trust. Both for their excellent and innovative work in the development & support of the neonatal nursing practice, working above and beyond their role to support & inspire others. #neonatalnursesassociation #nnanurseoftheyear2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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Timeline PhotosHave your say on the future of scanning and surgery during pregnancy! Was your child’s congenital condition detected before they were born? Or did you only find out they had a condition after they were born? How did this affect your experience? Researchers at King's College London are developing new technology to improve detection rates and diagnosis and are keen to hear from parents to understand their thoughts on developments in scanning and surgery technologies during pregnancy. Your views will help to influence research and innovations in this area and, ultimately, will shape the experience of expectant parents in the future.If you or your partner has experienced a pregnancy of a baby with a condition that developed in the womb, we’d like to invite you to share your thoughts during a series of workshops. Participants will be reimbursed for their time. Find out more here: buff.ly/2ZTzD4e ... See MoreSee Less
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NWNODN Weekly Bulletin – 31st March 2021

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NWNODN Weekly Bulletin 24th March 2021

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NWNODN Weekly Bulletin 17th March 2021

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HIE awareness day: 4th April 2021

HIE awareness day is on the 4th April! If you would like to sign-up to receive some awareness packs for your unit please click here to complete the form :…

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NWNODN Weekly Bulletin 10th March 2021

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NWNODN Weekly Bulletin 3rd March 2021

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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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