Neonatal Outreach Team
The Neonatal Outreach Team is based on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Outreach Sisters, Charlotte Devereux and Anna Smith, offer nursing support to a range of premature and newborn infants and their families at home who have been discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Transitional Care.
• Parental support following discharge of a preterm infant
• Specialist feeding/tube feeding at home
• Home oxygen
• Stoma care
• Blood sampling
• Palliative Care
• Liaison with community professionals
The Team have been recognised nationally for their dedication and expertise in neonatal community care. Their role involves liaising closely with nursing staff and parents to facilitate early discharge home and ensure that individualised care and support is provided for each baby and their family.