Referral to NICU Developmental Therapists
Inpatient Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Intervention


Reviewed by Clinical Practice Committee
Clinical Guidelines Back Newborn Services Home Page


  • Less than 1000g birthweight
    These referrals are automatic via FLN
The following four criteria are via medical team referral:
  • Infants with clearly defined special needs e.g. neuromuscular disease and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Infants having suffered perinatal asphyxia with HIE
  • Preterm infants with extra risk factors e.g. grade IV IVH, PVL, difficult or complex course
  • Long stay infants e.g. 3 months or more with developmental needs


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