Guidelines and Resources

Joint SWMN ODN/SSBCNMN Neonatal Guidelines 2017-2018

Joint SWMN ODN/SSBCNMN Obstetric Guidelines 2017-19 


SWMN ODN Additions to Joint Network Guidelines

Physiotherapy Guidelines

Managing respiratory tract secretions (SV) 2018

ETT suction best practice (2018) 

Percussion leaflet 2018

Percussion (Chest Physiotherapy) competency document (Dec 2018)

Nutrition Guidelines

Buccal Colostrum

Guideline for buccal colostrum (Sept 2017)

Buccal Colostrum Parents Leaflets (2018)

Community Midwives colostrum poster Sept 2017)

Click here for a video demonstrating the practicalities and benefits of expressing colostrum.

Enteral Feeding

Nutrition and enteral feeding (July 2017)

Initiating and Advancing Enteral Feeds Algorithm (Feb2017)

Evaluation of Feeding Tolerance (Feb 2017)

Appropriate Feeds for Preterm Infants & Neonates (2016)

Standardised CHO additions for newborns on NNU

Oral Feeding

Tube to breastfeeding (2017)

 Progression of oral feeding alogorithm (2016)

Elevated Side Lying (ESL) position for bottle feeding (2016)

Elevated Side Lying 2018

Feeding checklist and daily volumes 2017

Breast Feeding Assessment (2015)

Parenteral Nutrition

Standardised Network PN Guidelines(May 2017)

Organ Donation Guideline

This is a new guideline that has been written for neonatal & paediatric organ donation.

Integrated Care Plan for Paediatric Organ and Tissue Donation (2017)