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BAPM Members need for Working Groups

BAPM is looking for members to join several working groups in 2017. Groups normally meet 1-2 times a year in London and complete additional work electronically. Expenses will be covered. Full terms of reference for each group can be viewed by clicking the topic title below:

Patient consent and explanation of risk - first meeting date: 10 May 2017
Members needed:

  • Neonatal Consultant x 2
  • Trainee representative
  • Neonatal Nursing rep representative

SNOMED CT – first meeting date: 24 May 2017
Members needed:

  • NICU consultant
  • LNU/SCU consultant
  • Neonatal follow-up

Moderate-Late Preterm infants – first meeting date: 1 June 2017
Members needed:

  • LNU Neonatologist/ Paediatrician
  • SCBU Paediatrician
  • Midwife
  • Neonatal Nurse
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Infant feeding specialist

To apply to be on a working group please email including 1-2 paragraphs about your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the group by 2nd April.

Request for volunteers to train nurses and midwives in Liberia to provide basic hospital care for new-born infants

Are you interested in a challenging but extremely rewarding role in Liberia training 9 senior local
nurses or midwives and helping to provide a sustainable service delivery in basic hospital neonatal

For the last 3 years, MCAI has been undertaking a programme training senior midwives to undertake advanced obstetric care, including abdominal surgery such as Caesarean section

Full details can be found here: To discuss further contact Prof Neil McIntosh

Online module to support the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination

The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination programme (NIPE) aims to improve the quality of training in the newborn and infant 6-8 weeks physical examination. NIPE has produced a state-of-the-art online module as part of a suite of antenatal and newborn screening education resources produced by the UK National Screening Committee.  The module uses film and animation to illustrate best practice and covers the four screening aspects of the examination: the eyes, heart, hips and testes.  It is free, easy to use and registration is quick.  

Condensed or full versions are available for use depending on the amount of time available. Further details are available here.

Inhaled Nitric Oxide Registry

Dr Nim Subhedar, Consultant Neonatologist at Liverpool Women's Hospital, is inviting all neonatal units in the UK who are currently using inhaled nitric oxide to join the European Inhaled Nitric oxide Registry. The project has been running successfully in its pilot phase since 2006 but is now actively recruiting units from across Europe. Click here for further information about the Registry and how to join.

BAPM would like to thank the following companies for the generous support they give towards its activities.

Orphan Europe