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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    Latest News

    Remote Support for Neonatal Families during Covid19

    The NWNODN have put together a list of remote sources of support for those parents who are struggling with mental health issues, feeding or just feel they would benefit from…

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    COVID-19 Latest

    NW units will be briefed regularly and have been advised to follow the RCPCH & BAPM guidance, which can be accessed together at the link below. If you are a…

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    Wigan Neonatal Unit Re-accredited for BFI

    A massive well-done to everyone on the Wigan NNU as they are not only the first (& only) unit in the NW to gain full Neonatal BFI Accreditation but they…

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    Find your local Unit

    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)

    NWNODN working in close collaboration with:

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