We work collaboratively with 17 units across the East of England to deliver high quality care to our babies and their families
ODN Director of Neo/SIC/PCC ODN, my role incorporates working at a local, regional and national level and having oversight and strategic vision for all 3 ODN's
I provide clinical nursing leadership to the 17 neonatal units in the EoE, with a committed focus on education and neonatal nursing workforce.
I have been Medical Lead for the ODN since 2019. I am committed to making the neonatal services in the East of England the best in the UK and maintaining and improving standards
I am Nurse Lead for Innovation and Quality Improvement. Prior to this role I was Nurse Education Programme Lead implementing the Neonatal Transitional Care Programme.
I am the Lead Neonatal Dietitian for the network. I have over 35 years experience as a dietitian and am responsible for supporting units in all aspects of preterm and neonatal nutritional care.
I have worked with families and clinicians for over 20 years, the last 8 in neonatal care. I am passionate about developing equitable, responsive and accessible psychological provision.
I am the Lead SLT for the Neonatal ODN. My role is to work with services in the region to promote and support the delivery of high quality Neonatal Speech Language Therapy in the East of England.
I am the Lead Neonatal Physiotherapist for the East of England Neonatal ODN. I have over 17 years of experience in neonatal care. I look forward to promoting neonatal physiotherapy and working with staff and families to improve longer term outcomes for babies and their families.
As the Lead Occupational Therapist for the East of England Neonatal Network I have a strategic role in supporting the workforce, infants and families across the region with the aim of enhancing neonatal care, supporting parental involvement and improving outcomes.
I am the Lead Pharmacist for the Neonatal ODN. I have almost 30 years’ experience working as a neonatal and paediatric pharmacist. I am involved in supporting the neonatal units in East of England and their pharmacists in providing safe practice around the use of medication, through standardisation of approaches to prescribing and administration, workforce planning and education and training.
My ODN role is Lead Care Coordinator. In this role I am assisting and supporting Neonatal Units across the region, to develop, improve and enhance family care
Our ultimate aim is to promote the neonatal partnership between families and staff; as our shared goal is to achieve the best possible outcomes of care.
I have 15 years of neonatal nursing experience, with special interest in skin to skin, human lactation, infant feeding and family integrated care. I am confident that my skills and knowledge will contribute positively to our team's goals and objectives, which are aligned with the NCCR recommendations
Kelly has joined the ODN team as the Family Engagement Lead for the Network. Kelly is the Chair for the East of England Neonatal Parent Advisory Group (PAG)
I have been in neonates for 15+ years and have worked on both Level 2 and 3 units (EoE and London) as well as spending 5 years working for the EoE Neonatal Transport Team where I completed my ENP training. I have spent the last 5 years working as PDN at NNUH. I am an NLS and simulation instructor so bring a wealth of educational experience with me
I am Lead Nurse for Neuroprotection. I have over 30 years’ experience in neonatal care. I provide support and teaching to units to improve neonatal Neuroprotection.
Polly joined us as Project Manager on the Neonatal ODN in September 2021. She has an extensive background in managing health related projects.
I am the Data Analyst for the East of England Neonatal ODN. I have been in the role since 2012.
I have been part of the ODN team since 2018 and I assist with the admin & organising needs of the team
I am the Administrator to the Care Coordinator Team and the Allied Health Professionals Team.
Catherine is the Vice-Chair for the East of England Neonatal Parent Advisory Group.
SCBU’s care for babies born from 30 weeks onwards if the baby is a singleton and from 32 weeks if a multiple pregnancy. Babies will receive minimal respiratory support, tube feeding, continuous monitoring and supportive care prior to discharge home.
Local Neonatal units care for babies greater than 27 weeks gestation if a singleton pregnancy and greater than 28 weeks if a multiple pregnancy. Babies cared for in an LNU can receive short term intensive care treatment requiring respiratory support on a ventilator.
NICU, sometimes referred to as Tertiary/level 3 units. NICU’s care for babies born from 22 weeks gestation, babies who have a surgical need and babies who need prolonged intensive care. Here in the East of England we have 3 NICU’s.
LNU; Broomfield, Colchester, Harlow (Princess Alexandra) and Peterborough
SCBU; Hinchingbrooke and West Suffolk
NICU: Norfolk and Norwich
LNU; Ipswich and Queen Elizabeth (Kings Lynn)
SCBU; James Paget
NICU; Luton and Dunstable
LNU; Lister and Watford
Basildon and Southend are both LNU’s and feed into the London Network
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Luton & Dunstable
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Norfolk & Norwich
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