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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Nationally we continue to see rising cases of Covid 19 in pregnancy, particularly after 28 weeks gestation. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have produced a leaflet aimed to support information sharing and informed choice in relation to the Covid 19 and vaccination. Take a look. This might help you to make the most effective decision for you and your baby. ... See MoreSee Less
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Having the support from your family when your baby is on a neonatal unit is so important. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
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Announcing the NW Neonatal Study Day 2021. All virtual and only £25. For more details and to register go to ... See MoreSee Less
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There are a couple of spare places on the final Neonatal Bereavement Course Thursday 17th June 1.00pm-4.00pm via zoom. If you work in a NW neonatal or maternity unit in any role and would like to attend please email with your name, unit & job role. Thank you🦋 ... See MoreSee Less
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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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