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Infant Journal online

Members' resource
BAPM Members get free access to Infant Journal online . To request your password and login details contact tricia@infantjournal.co.uk

BAPM Member Led Items - Executive Committee 16 Jan 2019

Members' resource
Three times a year the BAPM Executive Committee (EC) invites members to send in any ideas, questions or concerns they have about BAPM’s work or the neonatal sector in general. These are discussed at the Executive Committee meeting and committee members respond to each item either by replying to the...

BAPM Policy on Interaction with Commercial Companies

This policy is designed to clarify the values of BAPM and provide a framework for decision making, ensuring that any interaction between BAPM and commercial organisations is conducted ethically and transparently protecting BAPM’s reputation and independence. This policy emphasises the need to...

How to Develop Your Profile in the Neonatal World

Members' resource
By the time you apply for a consultant post you should have developed a range of skills and interests that makes you both suitable and unique for the post for which you are applying. This range of skills and interests will become your ‘brand’, a variety of attributes that characterise you such that...

How to Write a Professional Neonatal CV

Members' resource
Your CV should demonstrate clearly what skills, experience and attributes you have and why you are best for this particular job, structured around your knowledge of the department and the region, and the selection criteria. Find out How To write a professional neonatal CV with our guide.

Neonatal Critical Care Webinar

Members' resource
On 15th November 2018 Professor Neil Marlow and Daniel Eve delivered a webinar on the Neonatal Critical Care Review. Please click here to access the webinar. Background on the Neonatal Review In 2016 the National Maternity Review, “Better Births”, highlighted a number of concerns linked to neonatal...

Optimal arrangements for Local Neonatal Units and Special Care Units in the UK including guidance on their staffing: A BAPM Framework for Practice (2018)

This framework for practice provides guidance on optimal activity levels and additional guidance on medical staffing for Local Neonatal Units (LNUs) and Special Care Units (SCUs) in the UK. It is aimed at individuals, organisations and government bodies involved in the provision, planning and...

How to Run a Journal Club

Members' resource
Find out the benefits of starting a journal club and get tips on organising your first session. This resource also provides detailed guidance on how to present your paper. A useful resource for anyone presenting at a journal club or considering starting one.

BAPM Research Update - September 2018

Members' resource
BAPM will highlight a few published studies each month that are of interest to those working in Neonatology and also give some highlights of new research presented at significant Neonatal conferences. Follow the conversation: @BAPM_Official , #FOAMNeo , #NeoEBM

Use of Central Venous Catheters in Neonates - a BAPM Framework for Practice (Revised 2018)

The use of central venous catheters (CVCs) is an essential part of neonatal care allowing delivery of intravenous fluids and medication. The use of these catheters is associated with a number of complications. Whilst catheter-associated infection is well recognised and subject to scrutiny,...

How to Prepare for your Consultant Interview

Members' resource
Do you want to land that dream job? Do you struggle with preparation? Learn how best to prepare; what research you should do and best questions to ask. This handy 'How to' guide will help you land that dream consultant job. Developed by BAPM's most experienced consultant neonatologist, who have...

**Draft** BAPM Guidance on Cot Capacity and the use of Nurse Staffing standards

**Draft – currently open for consultation** This new BAPM Guidance on Cot Capacity and the use of Nurse Staffing Standards aims to support the BAPM guidance on optimal nurse staffing which was developed in 2010. The new document concludes that: Neonatal units should make sure that their senior team...

BAPM Research Update - June 2018

Members' resource
BAPM will highlight a few published studies each month that are of interest to those working in Neonatology and also give some highlights of new research presented at significant Neonatal conferences. Follow the conversation: BAPM_Official , #FOAMNeo , #NeoEBM

National Care Principles for the Management of Congenital Diagphragmatic Hernia (2018)

In December 2014 MBRRACE-UK launched a report on the management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) based on the findings of a confidential enquiry. The cases selected for the enquiry were derived from an existing study and had been drawn from across the UK and represented all types of CDH...

Guidelines for the Investigation and Management of Transient Leukaemia of Down Syndrome

Between 5-30% of children with Down Syndrome are born with Transient Leukaemia of Down Syndrome (also called Transient Myeloproliferative disorder). This condition carries very high early mortality - in excess of all other childhood cancers - and significant morbidity. The British Society of...

How to Write an Abstract

Members' resource
Ever wanted to learn how to write a successful conference abstract? This guide uses the BAPM Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting abstract submission criteria as an example giving you lots of tips on how to maximise your chances of success of getting your abstracts accepted.

BAPM Research Update - May 2018

Members' resource
BAPM will highlight a few published studies each month that are of interest to those working in Neonatology and also give some highlights of new research presented at significant Neonatal conferences. Follow the conversation: @BAPM_Official , #FOAMNeo , #NeoEBM

Neonatal Service Quality Indicators webinar (2018)

Members' resource
On 29th March 2018, Dr Gopi Menon , BAPM's President, and Caroline Lee-Davey , Bliss' Chief Executive, conducted a webinar to further introduce the new Neonatal Service Quality Indicators framework developed by BAPM and Bliss, and answer questions. To view the presentation, follow the link below...

Neonatal Service Quality Indicators: Standards relating to structures and processes supporting quality and patient safety in Neonatal Services (2017)

These Neonatal Service Quality Indicators define the features of a high quality neonatal service. As Service Quality Indicators, they relate to the structure and delivery of services and as such are different from Clinical Quality Indicators which relate to the quality of care of individual...

Neonatal Transitional Care - A Framework for Practice (2017)

Keeping mothers and babies together should be the cornerstone of newborn care. Neonatal Transitional Care (NTC) supports resident mothers as primary care providers for their babies with care requirements in excess of normal newborn care, but who do not require to be in a neonatal unit (NNU)...

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