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vCreate is available during Corona virus pandemic in our units

25th March 2020

Introduction This secure video messaging system allows NHS Neonatal intensive care units to record non-clinically sensitive video updates for parents with babies on the NICU/PICU and upload them to the secure vCreate platform. The video clips are meant to be general updates or documentation of important moments when parents are not present. This document outlines […]

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vCreate is available during Corona virus pandemic in our units

25th March 2020

Introduction This secure video messaging system allows NHS Neonatal intensive care units to record non-clinically sensitive video updates for parents with babies on the NICU/PICU and upload them to the secure vCreate platform. The video clips are meant to be general updates or documentation of important moments when parents are not present. This document outlines […]

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IFDC was highlighted as outstanding practice in the ICHNT.

20th February 2020

In August the 2019 CQC report was published about our services. We were pleased to see that Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital was given ‘Outstanding’ for overall care. Neonatal Service was rated as ‘Good’ but achieved ‘Outstanding’ in caring – and this was very much in relation to the Integrated Family Delivered Care model.

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International FICare conference 2019

21st October 2019

The IFDC team attended the International FICare Conference in Leeds and presented some of the work in progress at Imperial. It was great to see all the work in FICare by international groups!

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International Kangaroo Care Awareness Week

30th May 2019

Skin-to-skin care (Kangaroo Care) is an evidence based, family centred practice that supports optimal brain growth and development for the baby, while also promoting parental health and well being. At Imperial college NHS trust, all members of the neonatal MDT actively promote and support kangaroo care daily.  On the 15th May each year it is […]

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Lullaby Hour

30th May 2019

The BBC visited the Neonatal unit at QCCH recently to make a short film about the musical performances given for families on our neonatal units, which is part of the innovative Integrated Family Delivered Care Programme led by Aniko Deierl and Jayanta Banerjee and MDT team. Singer songwriter Emma Stevens makes regular visits to the trust’s neonatal […]

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National Study Day!

30th May 2019

Our national study day is nearly here and nearly fully booked! We are excited to host this event with our IFDC team. See details below. Family Integrated Care Study DayLondonImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust W12 Conference Centre Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London,W12 0HS Attendance – £50 Take the next steps for establishing Family Integrated […]