BAPM Survey 2020 – What you told us...

Thank you very much to everyone that took part in our member survey In December 2020. The BAPM office and Executive Committee wanted to share a few of the key findings and outline some of the actions we are going to put in place in response to the suggestions received.

1 Mar 2021

Neonatologist needed for NICE guideline on Intrapartem Care

The National Guideline Alliance (NGA), on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is looking to recruit committee members to develop a clinical guideline.

25 Feb 2021

Professor Peter Dunn Obituary

Professor Peter Dunn MA, MD, FRCP, FRCOG, FRCPCH, DCH, DObstet, RCOG
(1929 - 2021)

8 Feb 2021

ANNPs Needed to Support Advanced Practice Project

BAPM is looking to assemble a small group of ANNPs to assist with a Health Education England (HEE) project for the Centre for Advanced Practice (CfAP)

26 Jan 2021

NIPE Handbook Updated

PHE Screening has now published an updated version of the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme clinical guidance handbook.

11 Jan 2021

BAPM publishes new framework on Therapeutic Hypothermia for Neonatal Encephalopathy

This BAPM Framework for Practice provides guidance on therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. The framework covers case selection, parent / carer communication, recommendations for infants who fall outside of current criteria, investigations, network and transport implications, nursing care, prognostication, reorientation of care, follow-up, governance and future research.

16 Dec 2020

BAPM Write Letter to Trusts in Support of Unrestricted Parental Access

BAPM have produced a letter that neonatal staff can share with their trust in support of unrestricted parental access to neonatal units.

1 Dec 2020

MBRRACE-UK Release new Signs of Life Guidance

MBRRACE-UK have released guidance on the 'Determination of signs of life following spontaneous births before 24+0 weeks of gestation where, following discussion with parents, active survival-focused care is not appropriate.'

30 Nov 2020

BAPM Needs Members for Data Working Group

BAPM is seeking members to join a working group on data and informatics.

23 Nov 2020

BAPM Needs Members to review MRI Framework

BAPM is seeking members to join a working group to review BAPM's framework for Practice on ‘Fetal & Neonatal Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Clinical Indications, Acquisitions and Reporting’. The framework was first published in 2016 and includes recommendations on the following areas:

12 Nov 2020

BPSU announce a return to weekly surveillance of COVID neonatal cases.

The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit have announced a return to weekly surveillance of neonatal complications of coronavirus disease. 

10 Nov 2020

BAPM ANNP Capability Framework now open for consultation

A draft ANNP capability framework is now available for review on the BAPM website. 

10 Nov 2020

Severe COVID-19 Infection Rare in Newborns

Severe COVID-19 infection appears rare in newborn babies, suggests a new study.

10 Nov 2020

Five Posts Available for the Paediatric Medicines Expert Advisory Group

The Commission on Human Medicines is looking to appoint five experts to the Paediatric Medicines Expert Advisory Group (PMEAG) in the following areas: 

10 Nov 2020

Bliss Offer to Send Letters on Parental Access to Trust CEOs

Bliss have been writing letters to Trust CEOs in support of unrestricted parental access to neonatal units.

28 Oct 2020

BPSU Announce New Study on Resuscitated Babies with no Heart Rate at 10 Minutes

BPSU have announced a new study on the outcome of resuscitated term babies with no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age.

28 Oct 2020

BMA Releases Consultant Workforce Shortages Report

The British Medical Association (BMA) have released a report on consultant workforce shortages and solutions.

20 Oct 2020

New BAPM Framework published on Difficult Airway

A final version of the framework on 'Managing the Difficult Airway in the Neonate' has now been published on the BAPM website.

13 Oct 2020

N3 Request Details of Research Studies on Neonatal Nutrition

N3 are planning a virtual meeting to discuss research priorities in neonatal nutrition on January 20th 2021.

13 Oct 2020

BAPM Issue Statement in Response to GIRFT Workforce Report

BAPM has issued a statement in response to the GIRFT workforce report. 

8 Oct 2020
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