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Neonatal incubator achieves first clinical use in the UK

January 10, 2022
A new, neonatal incubator designed, developed and manufactured in Britain has seen its first ever clinical use in a UK hospital. Created by James Roberts, Founder and CEO of mOm, and his team, this innovative accessible incubator recently helped to sustain a premature baby at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey.

Recognising serious illness in infants remains a key patient safety risk

January 10, 2022
A new report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) shows that recognising serious illness in infants and young children remains a key patient safety risk across the NHS. Despite advances in treatments, infections remain the leading cause of death in children under the age of five.

Ethics framework for biomedical research launches on LactaHub

January 10, 2022
The University of Zurich and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation have launched EFBRI – an evolving Ethical Framework informing Breastfeeding Research and Interventions.

Research study reports favourable outcomes with continuous monitoring of sugar levels

January 10, 2022
A research study confirms that continuous monitoring of sugar levels in premature infants is better than standard care by providing more targeted glucose control with less invasive blood glucose testing.

£3 million more to reduce brain injuries at birth

December 15, 2021

Parenting premature babies in a pandemic leaves lasting impact

December 15, 2021

RCM stresses need for parent caution when sleeping with babies

December 15, 2021

nëo brain monitor available from Central Medical Supplies

December 2, 2021

Podcast to support parents launched on World Prematurity Day

December 2, 2021
Unexpected Beginnings, a podcast to support parents of premature babies, launched on World Prematurity Day at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

Masimo launches Dual SET Pulse Oximetry

December 2, 2021
Masimo has launched Dual SET Pulse Oximetry for Root, a highly versatile patient monitoring and connectivity hub, representing a significant advancement to Masimo SET-guided critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening.

‘No one wants to see my baby’ report published

December 2, 2021
A new report, No One Wants to See My Baby, published as a collaboration between Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK and the Parent-Infant Foundation, raises concerns about the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on babies and their families.

NPPG issues position statement on chlorhexidine for skin cleansing in neonates

November 9, 2021

NMPA, PMRT, MBRRACE-UK and NCHDA publish new reports

November 2, 2021

South West charity premieres second nationwide neonatal animation

November 2, 2021
Neonatal charity, the NICU Foundation, has launched its second animation aimed at supporting new parents as they prepare to take their baby home following a stay on a neonatal unit.

WaterWipes supports World Prematurity Day 2021

November 2, 2021
World Prematurity Day on 17 November marks a day where the world comes together to raise awareness of preterm birth and WaterWipes is intending to connect with vital hospitals, charities, and other organisations across the globe to support families with premature babies.