What we fund

The use of our funds is determined by the needs and requests of the two neonatal units and includes:

Specialist High-Tech Equipment

  • state of the art incubators
  • cots
  • apnoea monitors
  • infant defibrillator etc.

Parent Support

  • help with travel and food costs
  • accommodation
  • bereavement support
  • support groups
  • hardship funds etc.

Staff Education

  • University courses for nurses
  • conferences
  • travel and accommodation for conferences
  • journal subscriptions etc.

Developmental Care

Developmental care is the use of a range of medical and nursing interventions to decrease the stress of preterm neonates in neonatal intensive care units and aims to maximise brain development and reduce long-term cognitive and behavioural problems

  • welcome bags for every parent containing vital items for their journey on the unit
  • Mini Boo’s to reduce stress caused by separation, improve lactation and lower baby’s blood pressure
  • gel pillows
  • Zaky hands
  • cots and incubator covers to reduce light and noise etc.

  • What we fund