The challenges of supporting parents through the neonatal experience

May 16, 2019 9:30 am
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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This course is now **FULLY BOOKED**

We will be running this training workshop again later in the year.  Please check our website regularly for further details of this and other upcoming events.

For further information please email the Training Department or call us on 01494 568909.

Thank you so much for this study day. Relevant, practical topics and discussions delivered by knowledgeable and passionate facilitators. A study day that will benefit my future practice and the babies under my care.” Staff Nurse – Neonatal Unit

Explore issues encountered by those whose work brings them into contact with families faced with an uncertain future for their newborn.

Learning outcomes

  • identify the ways in which we communicate and the impact of our communication in both the short and long term
  • explore the feelings of loss and grief often experienced by parents of a premature or sick baby
  • consider the moral and ethical dilemmas we are often faced with when working in an intensive care setting
  • reflect on the impact of this work on us, the professional carer
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend

This workshop will look at the neonatal experience from the perspective of a parent and a professional. It is suitable for all neonatal nurses, doctors and other healthcare staff working in a neonatal unit. This may also be appropriate for those working on delivery and post natal units.

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Unum offices
35 Livery Street
B3 2PB


£45. The ticket price for this workshop has been reduced by 50% to £45, thanks to the generous support of Abigail’s Footsteps. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. We would like to thank Unum for kindly providing the venue for this training day.


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