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Staff on the Neonatal Unit

Neonatal services

Medical Staff:

Consultants: These are the most senior doctors on the neonatal Unit and will oversee all of your baby’s care. They change on a weekly and weekend basis.

The Consultant or Registrar will aim to update you during the ward round, or will provide you with a thorough update on a weekly basis.

Registrars: These are senior doctors with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. They work alongside the consultants caring for your baby

Senior House Officer (SHO): These are doctors that have a minimum of 3 years’ experience. They work alongside their medical colleagues

Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practitioner (ANNP): ANNP’s have advanced qualifications in neonatal care and will work alongside the medical team.

Nursing staff:

Matron and clinical Lead Nurses: These nurses have overall responsibility for the daily running of the unit and the nursing staff. The Matron and Clinical Lead Nurses are qualified nurses who have an additional Neonatal Intensive Care qualification.

Senior sisters (Manger of the day MOTD or Nurse in Charge NIC): These nurses have overall responsibility for the daily running of the unit and the nursing staff. The Matron and Clinical Lead Nurses are qualified nurses who have an additional Neonatal Intensive Care qualification.

Junior sister: These nurses will provide care to babies throughout the unit and can take charge of the unit if required. They are qualified nurses who have an additional Neonatal Intensive Care qualification.

Senior Staff Nurse: These nurses or qualified nurses who may have completed or are currently completing the additional Neonatal Intensive Care qualification.

Staff Nurse: These nurses are qualified nurses who are awaiting to complete the Neonatal Intensive Care qualification.

Nursery Nurses: The Nursery Nurses provide care for babies in Special Care as they have a qualification in Special care. They may also work in the Neonatal Unit milk bank.

Neonatal Assistant: The assistants support the unit by ensuring all supplies are stocked.