Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Establishing a neonatal telemedicine service in Liverpool

Fauzia Paize
Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital
fauzia.paize@lwh.nhs.uk

Simon Minford
Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Innovation Consultant, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Joanne Minford
Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Christopher Dewhurst
Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

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Keywords
palliative care; hospice; curriculum; competency-based education
Key points
  1. There is a need for formal training in palliative care for neonatal professionals.
  2. Confidence in neonatal palliative care competency domains was assessed by electronic survey of neonatal subspecialty trainees.
  3. The resulting data were used to develop the All Wales Neonatal Palliative Care Curriculum.