Guidelines and Resources

Joint SWMNN/SSBCNMN Neonatal Guidelines 2017-2018

Joint SWMMNN/SSBCNMN Obstetric Guidelines 2017-19 


SWMNN Additions to Joint Network Guidelines

Physiotherapy Guidelines

Suction Guide to Best Practice

Managing respiratory tract secretions (SV)

Nutrition Guidelines

Buccal Colostrum

Guideline for buccal colostrum (Sept 2017)

Colostrum parent leaflet (Sept 2017)

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)

Oral Feeding

Tube to breastfeeding (2017)

 Progression of oral feeding alogorithm (2016)

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

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)