Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Establishing a neonatal telemedicine service in Liverpool

Fauzia Paize
Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

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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neonatologist-performed echocardiography; NoPE; targeted neonatal echocardiography; training and accreditation; higher specialist trainee
Key points
  1. NoPE provides enhanced clinical care within neonatal intensive care settings.
  2. European and UK NoPE training statements mandate collaboration between paediatric cardiology and neonatology.
  3. Collaborative NoPE training can be delivered within the UK neonatal HST programme.
  4. Formal UK certification and NoPE training programmes should be developed.

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