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Neonatal Peer Review Visit programme

The Quality Surveillance Team (QST) are undertaking a comprehensive Neonatal Peer Review Visit programme, commencing the beginning of October 2017 until early February 2018.   The QST still  have  a number of Consultant, Nurse and Manager reviewer GAPS which we urgently need to fill especially for the visits that are taking place in the month of October.          

We would appreciate if you are able to assist in any of the reviews you contact your local QST who can provide a list of outstanding dates that reviewers are required;

Please note that you are not allowed to review a Trust in your network.  We would also appreciate it if you could pass this information onto other members of the Neonatal  team who you think may be interested in this opportunity to review.


Each Baby Counts Neonatal Reviewer Recruitment

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) flagship national quality improvement programme, Each Baby Counts is currently seeking to appoint 20 new neonatal reviewers.
Successful candidates will conduct structured peer-reviews of serious or adverse incident reports relating to serious harm in labour. These reports will feed into both a national qualitative analysis project as well as forming the backbone of the Each Baby Counts annual reports.

Further information including a role description and details on how to apply can be found on the RCOG website. The closing date for applications is Monday 18th September at 10.00am.


National Care Principles for the Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Consultation

We would be very grateful for feedback on the National Care Principles for the Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) . This is a consensus document produced by all the relevant UK speciality groups and other stakeholders. It is aimed at:

  1. Identifying the principles of care that should be delivered in managing this condition from the time it is first suspected.
  2. Highlighting the organisational changes necessary to meet the aspirations of parents in terms of the quality and consistency of care they receive wherever this is delivered across the UK.

It is not designed to specify the details of medical management of these cases. If you would like to make a comment, please complete the consultation response form and return to the BAPM Office by Midnight Sunday 12 November 2017