UK NSC Call for Screening Topics

17 October 2019

The UK NSC has opened the annual call for new screening topics. It provides every individual, group or organisation with the opportunity to submit a proposal for a new screening programme.

Editors Needed for ADC Neonatal Edition

15 October 2019

The Archives of Disease in Childhood (ADC) are looking to recruit two editors for the Fetal and Neonatal Edition.

NICE Neonatal Respiratory Care Quality Standard out for Consultation

15 October 2019

NICE are currently consulting on their draft quality standard 'Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm.'

MBRRACE-UK Surveillance Report Published

10 October 2019

MBRRACE-UK have published their fifth Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report. The report covers UK Perinatal Deaths for Births from January to December 2017.

BAPM Needs Members to Develop Framework on Cooling.

10 October 2019

BAPM is forming a working group to develop a Framework for Practice on therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy.

NICE Publishes Impact Report on Maternity and Neonatal Care

10 October 2019

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an impact report which focuses on how NICE’s evidence-based guidance contributes to improvements in maternity and neonatal care services.

Gopi Menon Obituary

2 October 2019

Gopi Menon, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FBAPM (Hon)

NMPA Release 2019 Report

25 September 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit have released their Clinical Report for 2019.

Warning to Protect PN Products from Light

25 September 2019

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have agreed a letter about the important of protecting parenteral nutrition products from light if they are to be used in neonates and in children below 2 years.

Tecotherm Neo Safety Field Notice

18 September 2019

BAPM has been informed of a field safety notice issued on the Tecotherm Neo thermoregulation device. This is because TEC COM GmbH have released new Instructions for Use (IFU) for the Tecotherm Neo.

EFCNI launches Newborn Health Toolkit

18 September 2019

The European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI) have launched a new toolkit - ‘Shaping the future – Combining forces to improve newborn health’.

RPS seeking neonatologists for BNFC committee

18 September 2019

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society are seeking to recruit 2 neonatologists to join the BNFC Paediatric Formulary Committee. The role is a non-paid external position. More information about the role is available on the RPS website.

Government Consultation on Neonatal Leave and Pay

18 September 2019

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is consulting on a proposal for a new employment right to ‘Neonatal Leave and Pay’, which would give parents additional paid leave if their baby is born requiring neonatal care.

New NICE Guideline on Twin and Triplet Pregnancies

18 September 2019

NICE have published a guideline on the care that should be offered to women with a twin or triplet pregnancy.

National Neonatal Workforce Snapshot Survey

5 September 2019

The RCPCH, in conjunction with GIRFT (Getting it Right First Time) Neonatology, are conducting a snapshot survey of the neonatal workforce  across the four nations on 18th September and 21st September 2019.

Gopi Menon Memorial

3 September 2019

We are sure you will have been very saddened by the recent news that our dear friend Gopi died peacefully on the 21st August at home with his family, after a short illness this year.

NMPA is recruiting a neonatal fellow

22 August 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit programme are seeking to recruit a neonatal fellow.

Access member resources on the new BAPM website

21 August 2019

BAPM has moved to a new web platform which means that the website looks a little different. We are offering more member exclusive resources than ever before and BAPM members will need to create a user account on the new website to access member only content.

Obituary: Martin Ward Platt

20 August 2019

Martin Peter Ward Platt
1954-2019

BAPM urges UKNSC to reconsider pulseox screening recommendation

14 August 2019

BAPM has urged the UK National Screening Committee's (UKNSC) to reconsider their recommendation not to include pulse oximetry screening in the newborn and infant physical exam.

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