Safety Alerts

Jan 2024 - Using the KP Risk calculator / NICE Categorical Framework with the NEWTT2 tool

Nov 2023 - SteriFeed colostrum collectors

Sept 2023 - Bath seats and safe bathing advice for families

Dec 2022 - Urgent Safety Alert issued for baby self-feeding pillows

April 2022 - Slings and low birthweight babies

April 2022 - Good IPC practice for the cleaning and handling of incubators and equipment in neonatal units (UK Health Security Agency)

Feb 2022 - Late anaemia due to ongoing haemolysis secondary to maternal-baby blood group incompatibility

Aug 2021 - Warming prior to taking blood

Feb 2021 - Severe brain injury, early neonatal death and intrapartum stillbirth associated with larger babies and shoulder dystocia (HSIB Learning Report)

Aug 2020 - Neonatal collapse alongside skin-to-skin contact (HSIB Learning Report)

Oct 2019 - Warning to protect PN products from light

Sep 2019 - Tecotherm Neo Thermoregulation Device

Aug 2019 - Transwarmer Mattresses

May 2019 - Assessment and management of babies who are accidentally dropped in hospital (NHSI)

Sep 2018 - Vygon Double Lumen UVCs 

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BAPM can help publicise safety alerts to our members. For urgent alerts please contact the BAPM office or 020 7092 6085/6. BAPM can anonymise alerts before circulation if needed.  

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