National Neonatal Audit Programme 2020 Annual Report

Reports | Published: 12 Nov 2020

1 in 7 babies have too low a birth weight or have a medical condition that requires specialist treatment. In this report the National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) focuses on key measures of the care provided to babies in 2019 in the 181 neonatal services in England, Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

The NNAP uses routine data collection to report on a range of care processes and outcomes throughout the pathway of neonatal care, from antenatal interventions to follow-up of developmental outcomes after discharge from neonatal care.  This report includes network level reporting of mortality until discharge from the neonatal unit, and adherence to neonatal nurse staffing standards, for only the second time. For the first time, the report describes the rates of maternal breastmilk feeding at 14 days of age.

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National Neonatal Audit Programme 2020 Annual Report