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TW&W Neonatal Transfer Group

SONeT Neonatal Transport Service

SONeT (Southampton Oxford Neonatal Transport Service) provides specialist transport for neonatal patients resident in Thames Valley & Wessex to be transferred to the nearest appropriate hospital for the level of care that they require. The service is collaboration between Oxford University Hospitals and University Hospital Southampton.

There is close co-operation between the SONeT hub teams and the regional Paediatric Intensive Care retrieval service SORT ( Southampton Oxford Retrieval Team) to provide a comprehensive service for Thames Valley and Wessex.

SONeT Guidelines


Thames Valley & Wessex Neonatal - Our Work

TV&W Neonatal SIM

This section is designed to provide units with suggested simulation scenarios which have been checked for accuracy and ratified for use. They may be used and adapted to local needs if required. Some scenarios may require more adaptation than others depending on local processes and protocols.
Scenarios are also available on the STAR App.
Any feedback, please contact mailto:england.tv-w.neonatalnetwork@nhs.net

Simulation Scenarios

Simulation photos

MRSA Infection Prevention

Thames Valley & Wessex Neonatal - Our Work

TV&W Guidelines and Policies

Nursing Guidelines

Behavioural Cues

Discharge Planning Guideline

Light Guideline

Mouth Care Guideline

Nasal HFT

Noise Guideline

Non Nutritive Sucking Guideline

Non Nutritive Sucking – Parents Information Leaflet

Nursing Care of CPAP or Bi Phasic CPAP

Phototherapy Guideline

Positioning and Handling on the Neonatal Unit

Positive Touch Guideline

Skin Integrity Guideline

Spiritual Care Guideline

Suction Guideline

Targeting Oxygen Saturations Guideline

Taste & Smell Guideline

Taste & Smell Booklet – Parents Information

Therapeutic Cooling Guideline

Umbilical Cord Care Guideline

Wound Care Guideline

Clinical Guidelines

Therapeutic Cooling Guideline Medical

ROP Care Pathway Final Ratified V1.1 Aug 2018

TV Wessex Cardiac Care Pathway Final August 2018

TV Wessex Surgical Care Pathway Final Aug 18

TV Network Surfactant Guideline – Final Feb ’17 – v4 approved

TV Guideline for NAS – v2.1 FINAL Oct 2017

Wessex Bilious Vomiting Pathway – Malrotation guideline final Feb ’15 – reviewed Apr’17 v1.9 approved

Wessex Guideline for Nutritional Care of Infants – UHS May ’16 – v2 Final October 2017

Postnatal Guidelines

Wessex Postnatal Ward Guideline


Exception Reporting Policy -reviewed June 18 Final version

Mortality Review template FINAL Dec 2016 Ratified Oct 17

Repatriation of neonates from NICU-LNU to the local SCU

Transfer Policy for LNU SCU 2018 Final Version ratified Sept 2018Exception Reporting Policy -reviewed June 18 Final version


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