PIF Categories: Neonatal

Neonatal Unit Parent Information

Date: 23/11/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Welcome to the Neonatal Unit Our Philosophy: “Partners in care, sharing your journey through the Neonatal Unit, helping you and your family along the way by delivering safe and compassionate […]

Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Date: 05/08/2022 | Category:

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a condition that affects blood vessels (which carry blood around the body) in a part of the eye called the retina. The retina is at […]

Tube feeding your baby

Date: 26/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

This information has been written for parents and carers who have a baby being fed by nasogastric tube as part of their treatment on the Neonatal Unit.  Our aim  is […]

Infection screening for newborn babies

Date: 25/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Congratulations on the birth of your baby You have been given this leaflet because there is concern that your baby is at risk of developing or is showing early signs […]

Donor Breast Milk

Date: 19/07/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Information for parents on the Neonatal Unit This information is based on ‘Guidelines for the establishment and operation of human milk banks in the UK’ UKAMB (United Kingdom Association for […]

Home oxygen care plan

Date: 21/03/2022 | Category: Neonatal

Weaning Home Oxygen Plan Once your baby is home, your community nurse will arrange a sleep study. This usually happens within 2 weeks post discharge. You will be asked to […]

Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury

Date: 28/10/2021 | Category: Neonatal

What is it? The brachial plexus is a network of 5 nerves coming from the neck into the arm. These nerves provide movement and feeling to the arm and hand. […]

Crying and feeding issues

Date: 22/09/2021 | Category: , Neonatal Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Please follow this link to information provided by the Children and Young People’s Urgent Care Advisory Group: Crying-and-feeding-issues The Children and Young People Urgent Care Advisory Group is made up […]

Newborn hip screening

Date: 16/09/2021 | Category: Neonatal

All babies should have a Neonatal and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) within 72 hours of birth. This is part of a national screening programme supported by Public Health England. The […]

Human breast milk fortifier

Date: 14/09/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Your baby is going home breast feeding with Human Breast Milk Fortifier (HBMF). HBMF is made from cow’s milk protein and contains vitamins and minerals to support growth for up […]