PIF Categories: Neonatal

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 […]

Donor Breast Milk

Date: 28/10/2021 | 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 […]

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. […]

Neonatal Unit Parent Information

Date: 22/09/2021 | 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 […]

Tube feeding your baby

Date: 22/09/2021 | 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 […]

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 […]

Infection screening for newborn babies

Date: 14/09/2021 | Category: Neonatal

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

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 […]

Neonatal Outreach Team

Date: 30/06/2021 | Category: Neonatal

The Neonatal Outreach Team is a team of neonatal nurses who provide nursing care and support for babies and their families after discharge home from the Neonatal Unit. Why might […]