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TV&W Guidelines, Policies and Information booklets


Chest Drain Guideline

Nasal HFT

Suction Guideline

Suction Competencies

Suction SOP

Targeting Oxygen Saturations Guideline

TV Network Surfactant Guideline

Nursing Care of CPAP or Bi Phasic CPAP


TV PDA in Preterm Infants Guideline

Pulse Oximetry Screening Guideline

TV Wessex Cardiac Care Pathway

Prostaglandin Infusion Nursing Guideline


Cerebral Function Monitor CFM practical guideline

Therapeutic Cooling Guideline

Therapeutic Cooling Guideline Medical

TV Guideline for NAS


ROP Care Pathway


Wound Care Guideline

TV Wessex Surgical Care Pathway

Skin Integrity Guideline

Wessex Bilious Vomiting Pathway – Malrotation guideline


Non Nutritive Sucking Guideline

Non Nutritive Sucking – Parents Information Leaflet

Phototherapy Guideline

Wessex Guideline for Nutritional Care of Infants

Insulin Infusion Guideline


Care of a PVL Guideline

CVL Guideline

IV Cannulation Workbook

Umbilical Cord Care Guideline

Developmental Care

Behavioural Cues

Consideration of Light Guideline

Mouth Care Guideline

Noise Guideline

Pain Management Guideline

Positioning and Handling on the Neonatal Unit

Positive Touch Guideline

Taste & Smell Guideline

Taste & Smell Booklet – Parents Information


Environmental Humidification

Extreme of Prematurity

Resus and Stabilisation of the <32 weeks

Parent Information booklet – Extremely high risk or 20-21wks gestation

Parent Information booklet – High risk or 22-24wks gestation

Parent Information booklet – Moderate risk or 25wks gestation

Postnatal Ward

Pulse Oximetry Screening Guideline

Wessex Postnatal Ward Guidance – Please note – you will need to download/save this pdf to open the embedded attachments

Palliative, End of Life and Spiritual Care

Palliative Care Guideline

Wessex Perinatal Palliative Care Guideline

Spiritual Care Guideline

Privacy Dignity  Respect


Discharge Planning Guideline

Immunisation Competency Framework


Neonatal Transfers Infection Control Guideline


Documentation Guideline


Child Death SOP Policy and TOR

Escalation Framework Policy

Exception Reporting Policy

Mortality Review template

Policy on Development of Policies

Repatriation of neonates from NICU-LNU to the local SCU

TOR ODN Death Overview Policy

TOR ODN Governance Policy

Transfer Policy for LNU SCU / Exception Reporting Policy

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