Resources: Endorsed by BAPM

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...

National Neonatal Critical Care HRGs (2015)

Background The payment structure for neonatal care is currently determined by NCC HRGs (HRGXA01-HRGXA05) which are derived from the data items collected as the NCCMDS (Neonatal Critical Care Mandatory Data Set). This is currently based largely around BAPM (British Association of Perinatal Medicine...

Guidelines for the Investigation of Newborn Infants who suffer a Sudden and Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (endorsed by BAPM)

This document is intended to provide guidance for the appropriate investigation of infants who suffer a sudden and unexpected collapse in the first week after birth. The guideline covers investigation of both survivors and those who die. It takes account of published guidance for the investigation...

Higher Specialist Training Syllabus in Neonatal Medicine (2003)

This document specifies the process of regulating sub-specialty training in Neonatal Medicine in order that it meets the standards laid down nationally by the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board (PMETB)- formerly the Specialist Training Authority (STA). This document outlines: the...

Guidelines for Safe Use of Nitric Oxide from the INNOVO Study with permission (1999)

This teaching pack is aimed at neonatal nursing staff in The INNOVO Trial participating units, using or planning to use inhaled nitric oxide for the treatment of neonates with severe respiratory failure. It brings together an overview of the current evidence, technical information and nursing...

Training Needs of Professionals Responsible for Resuscitation of Babies at Birth (1998)

Recent publications from the Royal Colleges and the Fourth Annual Report of the Confidential Enquiry into Stillbirths and Deaths in Infancy (CESDI) have emphasised the need to ensure that professionals present at the time of birth are proficient in resuscitation of new born babies. Whether birth...