Category list : Neonatal
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Mothers and babies are at risk because of a lack of training for frontline maternity staff with less than 10% of trusts following official training guidance, according to a new report.
A multi-million-pound overhaul of the neonatal unit at Barnsley Hospital will bring care for premature babies and their families into the 21st Century, a leading nurse at the centre has said.
Hospital trust sets up new neonatal support group for fathersVideoSubscription
A hospital trust in the West Country is to celebrate the official launch this weekend of a new support group for fathers of babies who start their life in its neonatal unit.
More needs to be done to ensure that extremely premature babies are born at a hospital which is best equipped to properly care for them, according to a charity.
NHS staff in North Kent who are also the parents of premature babies are being offered additional support via the first health service initiative of its kind in England.
Maternity experts have given a cautious thumbs up to best practice guidance on reducing stillbirths, after a major independent evaluation found it probably helped to prevent baby deaths.
The woman held on suspicion of murdering eight babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital has been identified as 28-year-old children’s nurse Lucy Letby.
A female “healthcare professional” has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder six others at The Countess of Chester Hospital.
All children and young people in hospital should have 24 hour access to a registered children’s nurse, new guidance from the English NHS regulator says.
There is not enough evidence to recommend women take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy to help avoid high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, according to a major new study.