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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

NICE updates guideline on Preterm labour and birth

14 August 2019

NICE have publised an updated guideline on preterm labour and birth. 

Infected Blood Inquiry Seeks Information from BAPM Members

31 July 2019

The Infected Blood Inquiry is in the process of gathering evidence to examine the circumstances in which men, women and children treated by the NHS were given infected blood and blood products, in particular since the 1970s.

Safety Issue - Transwarmer Mattresses

31 July 2019

BAPM has been made aware of a safety issue with regard to transwarmer mattresses.

BAPM Survey on FMCs at BAPM Events

24 July 2019

BAPM has surveyed all members to ask for their views on formula milk companies (FMCs) being allowed a presence at BAPM events. The survey results will assist the BAPM Executive Committee with developing future policy in this area.

NSC Consultation on Varicella Susceptibility Screening in Pregnancy

17 July 2019

The UK NSC is currently consulting on varicella susceptibility screening in pregnancy

Consultation on Adding Folic Acid to Flour

17 July 2019

BAPM is preparing a response to the government's proposal to fortify flour with folic acid in the UK to prevent neural tube defects.

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