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 Practice Development Lead Nurse. I plan and deliver education and support the implementation of change to ensure the best outcomes for families.
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
My passion is to work with families to ensure their neonatal journey is as positive as possible
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 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.
I am one of the Neonatal Feeding Advisors for the ODN. My role is to support the neonatal units on their accreditation to the Baby Friendly Initiative and to make sure that the units are committed to follow the Neonatal Standards for BFI in a sustainable way
I am one of the Feeding Advisors for the Neonatal ODN, an experienced neonatal nurse and lactation consultant. My role includes championing our neonatal units along their Baby Friendly journeys by promoting excellence in feeding support provision and improving outcomes, as parents are kept close to their babies and integral to our care teams.
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 a the Administrator to the Care Coordinator Team.
Emily is the Chair for the East of England Neonatal Parent Advisory Group (PAG)
Kelly is the Vice Chair for the East of England Neonatal Parent Advisory Group (PAG)
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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