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Neonatal Research Update

Dr Max Berry is a consultant neonatologist who works in the Wellington Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and also a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Health for the University of Otago (Wellington) The Neonatal Trust is proud to have supported Dr Berrys research since 2013. Read the latest update provided by her and the team on the incredible, world leading research being undertaken right here in New Zealand.  

Improving the mental wellbeing of wāhine Māori

Innovation Unit is working on a project to improve the hauora of Māori mothers, and are looking to kōrero with wāhine Māori who have experienced any kind of mental distress from becoming hapū, up to your pēpi being 1 year old and have now come to a better place and are happy to share your story. Your experiences and whakaaro will inform new ideas to better support mothers through this time, which will be then be co-designed and tested with Māori mothers, whānau and health professionals

Supporting the Otago Nursing Excellence Awards

The Neonatal Trust, in conjunction with the Donald Malcolm Research & Educaton Fund, were delighted to support the 2019 Otago Nursing Excellence Awards as part of International Nurses Day on 12

New recliners for Christchurch Neonatal Unit

The Neonatal Trust were proud to present 6 brand new recliner chairs to the Christchurch Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) thanks to Alicia Gainsford and her niece Lilly.

Activity across New Zealand in June

There's a range of activity happening in our regions in June. We've pulled this together into one page as an overall update. . . 

2019 Kangaroo cuddles awareness day

May 15th is International Kangaroo Cuddle Awareness day so there’s no better time to share some information on this practise - which is great for both babies and parents.

NEW Baby Milestone Cards

Want to capture a special moment in time? NEW Baby Milestone cards available from your neonatal unit team.

Activity across New Zealand in April

There's a range of activity happening around New Zealand during the month of April.  We've pulled it all together into one overall update......

Feedback sought from neonatal graduates

The Australasian Paediatric Care Improvement group is made up of a team of doctors, nurses and other health providers that are looking to improve the care provided to children and families. 
A workshop is being held in April 2019 to look at improving the care for children with chronic conditions. . .    


Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners