Neonatal Transport

 

Reviewed by Clinical Practice Committee
July 2015
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Retrieval General Emergency Flight Retrievals Emergency Road Retrievals
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Purpose of this document

This document is an overview/operational guideline for the National Women’s (NW) Neonatal Transport Service. The NW Neonatal Transport team retrieves babies from outlying hospitals and returns babies to their hospital of domicile.

Retrieval- General

Emergency Flight Retrievals

Emergency Road Retrievals

Referrals from North Shore, Waitakere and Middlemore Hospitals (road transport)

Referrals from Birthcare

Birthcare does not have a resident paediatric physician.

Unstable/critical babies 

Stable baby/level 2 admission

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