National Neonatal Service Forum 2020
Take advantage of our first National Neonatal Service Forum launching in 2020. This new and exciting event has been purposefully crafted to provide neonatal services a platform to share service updates, gain practical tips and fresh ideas for progressing neonatal service delivery. Utilise this larger platform to improve the quality of neonatal care and drive forward upcoming changes. Leave invigorated to take on new challenges and become a leader for change. Pick a one-hour workshop from each time slot and tailor your day to suit you and your education needs.
Neonatal services are in a constant state of change and progression and yet there is little opportunity to implement these big ideas. Take one day out to attend this excellent networking opportunity and share best practise with other like-minded colleagues from across the NHS. Hear how you can promote quality care, progress your Family Integrated Care, improve the discharge process and redefine your palliative care. Address the hottest topics in the field through our host of keynote speakers and be invigorated to make implementable changes.
This interactive study day will allow you take time out to collaboratively build a practical plan for driving forward changes to your neonatal services. Discover realistic ways your service can:
- Achieve effective neonatal discharge planning, FiCare and palliative care
- Promote the future of neonatal services
- Implement a whole team approach
- Progress effective discharge planning
- Transform perinatal care
- Build parents’ education and competencies
- Prepare for discharge complex case babies
- Overcome the misconceptions of palliative care
- Improve cot flow by tackling capacity and demand
This event is for everyone working across Neonatal Services, including but not limited to:
- Childrens Community Nurses, Community Liaison Nurses
- Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Co-Ordinators
- Consultants in Palliative Medicine and Neonatology
- Discharge Co-ordinators, Heads of Support and Wellbeing
- Lead Nurses, Leads for Continuing Care
- Neonatal Link Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
- Neonatal Outreach Managers, Neonatal Outreach Sisters
- Neonatal Ward Managers
- Palliative Care Nurses, Palliative Care Nurse Specialists
- Perinatal Nurse Specialists
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Update your national outlook, improve your FiCare model, advance discharge planning and redefine palliative care services
|8.45||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
2020 national update
|9.40||National update: Leading the change to achieve streamlined neonatal services nationwide |
National initiative for improving the quality and safety of core care for patients
Co-ordinating your multi-disciplinary team to streamline the patient care
Standardising neonatal care: improving access to streamlining the admissions process
The future of neonatal services
|10.20||Establishing and managing home phototherapy |
Achieve change: fulfilling the assessment criteria to start home phototherapy
Co-ordinating your multi-disciplinary team and managing phototherapy in a home setting
Next steps: How to secure funding and support the future in your service
Sarah Moxon, Neonatal Matron, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
|11.30||Advancing your assessment and management of paternal mental health |
Exploring the Long Term Plan’s commitment to paternal psychological support programmes
Improving communication and recognising post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Signposting appropriate parenting interventions in community paternal mental health settings
Natalie Patterson, Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Midwife, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
|12.10||Parent experience: progressing FICare and overcoming communication barriers|
Discover the journey of one family’s twins moving through the neonatal service. Take the time to reflect on the family centred care that you deliver and how you can improve to make a real difference on the lives of the families that you meet.
Presentation delivered by Nadia Leake, Parent Experience Expert
|Workshops commencing at 2.00 |
The afternoon will be dedicated to three rounds of 40 minute workshops. Delegates are invited to choose one presentation from each block. Please see the workshop choices below.
|Workshop 1:||Progressing transitional care to maximise your neonatal service|
Optimising your service model and securing funding for change
Maximising your MDT to improve psychological wellbeing of parents and patients
Measuring the added value of your transitional care service
Patience Pounds, Post Natal Ward Manager, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
|Workshop 2:||Advancing your neonatal outreach service to ensure a smooth transitioning|
Updating tube feeding practises and nutrition to support growth
Building on existing oxygen practices in order to facilitate effective weening
Updating and managing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in preparation for discharge
Susan White, Neonatal Community Sister, Ashford and St. Peters NHS Foundation Trust
|Workshop 3:||Improving palliative care through collaborative working |
Building an external partnership with a hospice and reacting to an evolving situation
Working with parents and transitioning from active postnatal to supportive care
Developing a bereavement process: working collaboratively with your MDT and hospice
Fauzia Paize, Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
|Workshops commencing at 3.00|
|Workshop 4:||Case study: Developing and expanding new models of Neonatal services in Birmingham|
Building a business plan and overcoming the hurdles of merging services
What does merging look like and how it improves the quality of care delivered
Practical techniques to managing your multidisciplinary workforce: timing and location
Katy Petit, Community Outreach Lead Nurse, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
|Workshop 5:||Advancing your neonatal service to promote early discharge and successful cot management |
Getting babies home sooner: updating tube feeding practises and building on existing oxygen practices
Bridging the transference gap between high dependency and low dependency unit
Case study: establishing multi-disciplinary board rounds to start discharge planning at admission
Debbie Woodward, Outreach Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Sue Peak, Unit Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Samantha Plets, Lead Midwife, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
|Workshop 6:||Advancing collaborative working between outreach services and health visitors |
Engaging with health visitors and how to promoting consistent shared-care
Tactics to share knowledge with health teams: removing anxiety of caring for premature babies
Working with families and health visitors to ensure a smooth discharge pathway
Janine Snook, Lead for Neonatal Outreach, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
|Workshops commencing at 3.40|
|Workshop 7:||Enhancing your role as a safeguarding advocate: improving care co-ordination|
Incorporating midwife safe guarders in your multi-disciplinary team to signpost complex cases
Supporting NAS babies, signposting abuse and advance MDT planning for complex discharge
Ensuring safety for special needs babies upon discharge and recognising parent vulnerabilities
Jane Heath, Named Midwife for Safeguarding, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
|Workshop 8:||Empowering parents and improving communication to ensure early discharge planning |
Engaging in discharge planning from admittance and empowering parents throughout planning
Building competencies with parents and prompting care from an early stage
Managing and empowering parental care: providing anxious parents with small equipment
Dawn Clements, Project Nurse for Family Integrated Care, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
|Workshop 9:||Transforming perinatal care and overcoming new implementation barriers |
Delivering an integrated service and early intervention approaches for care and recovery
Promoting and improving the quality of neonatal palliative care
Improving access to quality perinatal mental health care for parents and their families
|4.20||Close of day|
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