October 29, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 12

Welcome to issue 12 of the Scottish Perinatal Newsletter, October 2021. Newsletter link and featured articles this month: SPN Newsletter Issue 12, October 2021 Featured articles: National Maternity Network Update National Neonatal Network Update Scottish Perinatal Network Update Save the Dates/CPD Accredited Events: Progress Educational Trust – Screening of Newborn Babies UK Association for Milk … Continued

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October 1, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 11

Welcome to issue 11 of the Scottish Perinatal Newsletter, September 2021. Newsletter link and featured articles this month: SPN Newsletter Issue 11, September 2021 National Networks Updates Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring and Pregnancy International Confederation of Midwives Update Proposal to add Folic Acid to Flour Consultation Response Covid-19 Vaccine dose interval study for pregnant women … Continued

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September 1, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 10

Issue 10 of the Scottish Perinatal Network newsletter is now available. Click here to access the following featured articles: Remote Pulse Oximetry Monitoring and Pregnancy Covid-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy Scottish Obstetric Cardiology Network (SOCN) Leaflets Neonatal Network Monthly Virtual Grand Round Network National Badger User Group Neonatal Network September Meeting Schedule National Neonatal Audit Programme … Continued

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July 30, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 9

Welcome to issue 9 of the Scottish Perinatal Newsletter, July 2021.  Newsletter link and featured articles this month: SPN Newsletter Issue 9 July 2021 National Networks Updates Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring and Pregnancy Remote Pulse Oximetry Monitoring and Pregnancy Professional Appointment Opportunity: Scottish Member Representative for RCOG Patient Safety Committee Covid-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy National … Continued

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July 2, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 8

Issue 8 of the Scottish Perinatal Network newsletter is now available. Click here to access the following featured articles: Home Blood Pressure and Urine Monitoring New Home Monitoring and NHS Near Me Pages on NHS Inform NHS Scotland Maternity Services Covid-19 Survey Scottish Early Pregnancy Network (SEPN) – Progesterone and Miscarriage Webinar AHP Forum Developmental … Continued

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May 31, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 7

Welcome to issue 7 of the Scottish Perinatal Newsletter, May 2021.  Link and featured articles below: SPN Newsletter Issue 7 May 2021 Evaluation of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring International Day of the Midwife 2021 – Sharing the Learning Covid-19 Vaccine Study, Pregnant Women Lead Research Midwife/ Nurse vacancy New RCN Guidance on Caring for Women … Continued

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May 12, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 6

Issue 6 of the Scottish Perinatal Network newsletter is now available. Click this link to access the following featured articles: National Maternity Network Introductory Meetings with Boards and Next Steps COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy – Updated Guidance Evaluation of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Evaluation of NHS Near Me Getting Maternity Services Right for Young Parents … Continued

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April 15, 2021

Rare and Undiagnosed Conditions – supporting newborns and their families, Saturday 22nd May 2021

Have you had a baby born in the last year with a rare or undiagnosed condition? Feeling a bit overwhelmed and lost? You are not alone.  The Office for Rare Conditions has organised a free online information event where you can meet other parents and hear about their personal experiences of having a baby with … Continued

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April 7, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter Issue 5

  Happy Easter!  Issue 5 of the Scottish Perinatal Network (SPN) newsletter has now been published. Link: SPN Newsletter Issue 5 Featured Articles National Maternity Network Update National Neonatal Network Update Perinatal News: – Technology-led Patient Care – RCOG/RCM Guidance v13, and Summary of Key Changes – Perinatal Development Adviser Secondment Opportunity – Perinatal Mental … Continued

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February 26, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter – Issue 4

Issue 4 of the Scottish Perinatal Network newsletter has now been published. In this issue there is an update from both Networks and an informative article about the Scottish Early Pregnancy Network.  Link: SPN Newsletter Issue 4 Featured Articles: NHS Near Me and Home Monitoring Scottish Early Pregnancy Network Neonatal Network Meeting Schedule for March … Continued

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January 29, 2021

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter – Issue 3

Issue 3 of the Scottish Perinatal Network newsletter has now been published. In this issue we introduce you to the newly established Strategic Fertility Network for Scotland, and our colleagues from Public Health Scotland share some information about the Maternity and Neonatal Data Hub.  Link: SPN Newsletter Issue 3 Featured Articles: Strategic Fertility Network for … Continued

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January 13, 2021

Neonatal Expense Fund (NEF) – January 2021 Update

If you’re the parent or guardian of a premature or sick newborn baby in a neonatal unit at hospital, you can claim for the costs of travel and food. To download a claim form and for more information on details of what you can claim for and how to claim, please visit: https://www.mygov.scot/neonatal-expenses-fund/ Please note … Continued

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January 12, 2021

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and the Coronavirus Vaccine – Updated Guidance

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine guidance for pregnant and breastfeeding women has been updated since our last news post in December. Vaccination in pregnancy could be considered where either: your risk of exposure to coronavirus is high and cannot be avoided you have underlying conditions that place you at very high risk of serious complications of … Continued

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December 18, 2020

Scottish Perinatal Newsletter Issue 2

        Issue 2 of the Scottish Perinatal Network (SPN) newsletter has now been published. In this issue we have a round up of 2020 from Senior Programme Manager Carsten Mandt and Festive Summaries from our Lead Clinicians.  Link: SPN Newsletter Issue 2 Featured Articles 2020 Round Up Festive Summaries Signs of Life … Continued

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December 14, 2020

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and the Coronavirus Vaccine

Who will be offered the coronavirus vaccine The groups most at risk will be vaccinated first.  These are: staff and residents in care homes people aged 80 and over (or will be by 31 March, 2021) frontline healthcare and social care staff Pregnancy, breastfeeding and the coronavirus vaccine The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is effective and … Continued

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November 27, 2020

Connecting Scotland – Digital Support Phase 2 Applications

This phase includes a focus on households with children, or where a child is normally resident,                    (to include pregnant women with no child in the household). Connecting Scotland has launched a 2nd round for Phase 2 applications. This round, a continuation of Phase 2, offers digital support … Continued

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November 26, 2020

Neonatal Expenses Fund (NEF)

Neonatal Expenses Fund If you’re the parent or guardian of a premature or sick newborn baby in a neonatal unit at hospital, NHS Scotland Health Boards can provide support for the costs of your travel, parking, and food.  To download a claim form and for more information on details of what you can claim for … Continued

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November 18, 2020

Scottish Perinatal Network Newsletter – Issue 1

The first issue of the Scottish Perinatal Network (SPN) newsletter has now been published. We are delighted to welcome Susanna Mendes who has joined the team as Neonatal Network Programme Manager.  Find out more about the SPN team, as well as the featured articles listed below, here. Featured Articles Wider Impacts of Covid-19 Dashboard Perinatal … Continued

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November 17, 2020

National Neonatal Audit Programme Annual Report 2020

The National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) 2020 annual report on 2019 data has been published and highlights the key findings and recommendations from the audit in 2019.  You can view the report here. A guide to the NNAP annual report for parents and carers is also available here.  It includes information on the NNAP measures … Continued

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October 13, 2020

Save The Date; National Neonatal Network, Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening Webinar, Tuesday 10th November 2020, 12:30-14:00pm

This event is free and will be of interest to Medical, ANP, Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Staff.   This webinar aims to review the evidence for routine newborn pulse oximetry screening from international expert Professor Andy Ewer. We will hear from the Scottish units already performing pulse oximetry screening, consider the potential implications for wider implementation across … Continued

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