Guidelines and Policies

On this page you will find links to national guidelines and policies

This updated guidance now includes additional information and advice on a number of common and/or important viruses and other organisms which are potentially spread by droplet and airborne routes and may also have an impact on IPC practices and network patient flows.

Date of next review:  January 2027

This guidance has been compiled to aid decision making and communication when repatriating neonates to their local neonatal service within the network. The aim is to make changes to improve both EFFICIENCY and SAFETY. 

Date of next review:  18.01.2024

Cooltrip Cooling for Transfer
Integrated Care Pathway

Neonatal Critical Care Service Specification
Engagement Report

This report summarises the feedback NHS England received from engagement during the development of this service specification, and how this feedback has been considered.

Published: 11 March 2024

Neonatal Critical Care Service Specifications
Schedule 2 – The Services

Neonatal Critical Care Service Specifications

Published: 11 March 2024

London Neonatal Dietitians Working Group:
Keywords: Guideline, Neonatal, Dietetic, Referral, Triaging

Date of next review June 2026

This guidance seeks to establish an effective and sustainable Pan-London approach for managing the in- utero transfer (IUT) of babies at <27 weeks gestation (<28 in the case of multiple pregnancy) or those with an EFW of <800g.

Date of next review 03 June 2024

South London Neonatal Network Sector
Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy Transfer Guidelines

South London Clinical Oversight Group

Published: 12th March 2024
Date of next review March 2027

South London Neonatal Network Sector
Service Specification & Care Pathways

South London Clinical Oversight Group

Published: 12th March 2024
Date of next review March 2027

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