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Initiatives and Research

Bedford Hospital

In Neonatal care we always strive to achieve the best possible outcome for each baby and their families. We perform audits on a daily basis and use evidence-based practice to guide improvement

Some improvement projects we are currently involved in are as follows:

  • Avoiding Term Admissions to the Neonatal Unit (ATAIN)
  • Transitional care
  • Delayed cord clamping
  • Reducing Necrotising Enterocolitis
  • Reducing Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Perinatal Mortality Review Tool
  • Optimisation and stabilisation of the preterm
  • Right baby born in the right place at the right time
  • BLISS baby charter
  • Baby Friendly Initiative
  • First Hour of Care
  • Neuroprotection
  • Early Onset Sepsis Pathway
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Neonatal care is fast-paced and we always strive to achieve the best possible outcome for each baby and family. We perform audits on a daily basis and use evidence-based medicine to guide improvement

Some improvement projects we are currently involved in are as follows:

  • Avoiding Term Admissions to the Neonatal Unit (ATAIN)
  • Transitional care
  • Delayed cord clamping
  • Reducing Necrotising Enterocolitis
  • Reducing Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Perinatal Mortality Review Tool
  • Optimisation and stabilisation of the preterm
  • Right baby born in the right place at the right time
  • BLISS baby charter
  • Baby Friendly Initiative
  • First Hour of Care
  • Neuroprotection
  • Early Onset Sepsis Pathway
  • Cuddles

Current research we are recruiting in:

  • SurfON
  • Feed1

Research we have expressed interest in:

  • FRAGMIN study
  • NOWS
  • DIvO
  • EAGLET Project