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

28 October 2020

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

Bliss Offer to Send Letters on Parental Access to Trust CEOs

28 October 2020

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

BMA Releases Consultant Workforce Shortages Report

20 October 2020

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

N3 Request Details of Research Studies on Neonatal Nutrition

13 October 2020

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

New BAPM Framework published on Difficult Airway

13 October 2020

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

BAPM Issue Statement in Response to GIRFT Workforce Report

8 October 2020

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

BAPM Equipment Safety Alert – Fabian ventilator - Update

7 October 2020

This is an equipment safety alert update for those using the Fabian Neonatal Ventilators (Fabian HFO, Fabian HFOi, Fabian+nCPAP) for conventional ventilation in the Volume Guarantee (VG) mode.

Obituary for Dr Karena Ghaus

6 October 2020

Karena Ghaus - April 25th, 1958 - April 25th, 2020

Volunteers Needed for BAPM Strategy Focus Groups

5 October 2020

BAPM is looking for volunteers to take part in a series of focus groups to determine BAPM's strategy and work plan for the next 3 years. The outcomes of the discussion will be shared with the BAPM Executive Committee in help with the preparation of the strategic plan for 2021-24. BAPM's current strategic plan is available here.

New Zealand Research Fellowships available in Maternal and Child Health

5 October 2020

The Liggins Institute, part of the University of Auckland, is seeking expressions of interest from early to mid-career academics for two Research Fellowships. 

New BAPM QI Toolkit on Antenatal Optimisation published

5 October 2020

BAPM has published a QI Toolkit on Antenatal Optimisation for Preterm Infants less than 34 weeks. The toolkit provides an implementation strategy for units and networks who wish to improve compliance with key evidence-based AO interventions to improve preterm outcomes.

Neonatal and general paediatric service snapshot reports published

29 September 2020

Two reports providing a powerful insight into general paediatric, and neonatal services and workforce across the UK have now been launched.

NCMD request feedback on child death review processes

29 September 2020

The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) Team have asked for feedback from healthcare professionals working in Child Death Review.

BAPM Members needed for Working Group to review NEWTT Tool

29 September 2020

BAPM is seeking members to join a working group to review BAPM's Newborn Early Warning Trigger & Track (NEWTT) Tool. The tool was first published in 2015 and tracks patients requiring regular observations in order to detect deterioration in their clinical signs early, prompting escalation and timely assessment.

BAPM and RCPCH Statement on Categorising COVID-19 Risk for the Newborn

7 September 2020

BAPM and RCPCH have issued a statement on categorising COVID-19 risk for the newborn.

BAPM Equipment Safety Alert – Fabian ventilator in the VG mode

3 September 2020

This is an equipment safety alert for neonatal clinicians using the Fabian Neonatal Ventilators (Fabian HFO, Fabian HFOi, Fabian+nCPAP) for conventional ventilation in the Volume Guarantee (VG) mode. 

​UK NSC Consultation​​ on Preterm Birth

17 August 2020

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has started a national consultation on screening for Preterm birth and asks for comments and feedback on the consultation papers.

NHS Resolution need a National Neonatal Clinical Fellow

17 August 2020

NHS Resolution’s Early Notification (EN) team are advertising for a National Neonatal Clinical Fellow on a fixed-term or secondment basis for one year.

BAPM Awards Now Open!

17 August 2020

The 2020 BAPM Gopi Menon Awards are now open and receiving entries. The closing date is 11 October 2020 and the winners will be announced on 15th December.

BAPM Awards Judges Needed

21 July 2020

We are expanding our judging panel for the BAPM Gopi Menon Awards in 2020. If you would like to help review the applications and agree the shortlist we would love to hear from you. Any BAPM members are eligible to volunteer and we are especially keen to recruit a trainee as we do not have trainee representation on the panel at the moment.

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