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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severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia; extreme prematurity; long-term ventilation
Key points
  1. Severe BPD is a challenging condition arising from increased survival of extreme preterm infants.
  2. Developing a chronic care model in neonatal units is a high priority for these complex cases.
  3. Isn’t it time we standardised early multidisciplinary input to help streamline care?