This Month's QI Story - Adopting Baby Friendly standards in a Special Care Baby Unit

In this QI Storyboard Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust Special Care Baby Unit describe how they implemented the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative, a set of standards introduced to improve practice for infant feeding in health care settings.

Find out about the techniques they used, how they included parents and families and their tips for others on this journey.

Read their full story here:

QI Storyboard: Adopting Baby Friendly standards in a SCU - Feb 2021

Previous QI Stories:

COVID Ward Rounds - Oct 2020

Optimal Cord Clamping - Sep 2020

Chest Physiotherapy on Extremely Premature Infants - July 2020

Reducing late onset MRSA & MSSA bacteraemias in newborn infants - May 2020

The Chameleon Project: Improving end of life care - Mar 2020

Family Integrated Care Bundle - Jan 2020

Labour Ward Cuddles <30 Weeks - Nov 2019

NeoThermal: Reducing Rates of Neonatal Hypothermia - Aug 2019

Unite - Keeping Families Together - Reducing Term Admissions - April 2019

#neoPremQI – Optimising care and outcomes for preterm babies <32 weeks with a package of evidence based perinatal interventions - Jan 2019


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QI Storyboard Group: Sarah Bates (Lead)Lauren Shaw, Hilary Cruickshank


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