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Does family-centred neonatal discharge planning reduce healthcare usage? A before and after study in South West England (2016)
Journal Article
Ingram, J. C., Powell, J. E., Blair, P. S., Pontin, D., Redshaw, M., Manns, S., …Fleming, P. J. (2016). Does family-centred neonatal discharge planning reduce healthcare usage? A before and after study in South West England. BMJ Open, 6(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010752

Objective: To implement parent-oriented discharge planning (Train-to-Home) for preterm infants in neonatal care. Design: Before and after study, investigating the effects of the intervention during two 11-month periods before and after implementation... Read More about Does family-centred neonatal discharge planning reduce healthcare usage? A before and after study in South West England.

Preparing for home: A before-and-after study to investigate the effects of a neonatal discharge package aimed at increasing parental knowledge, understanding and confidence in caring for their preterm infant before and after discharge from hospital (2016)
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Ingram, J., Blair, P., Powell, J., Manns, S., Burden, H., Pontin, D., …Fleming, P. (2016). Preparing for home: A before-and-after study to investigate the effects of a neonatal discharge package aimed at increasing parental knowledge, understanding and confidence in caring for their preterm infant before and after discharge from hospital

Background Improved survival and shorter length of stay (LOS) for preterm infants, together with poorly organised discharge planning in some neonatal units, leaves many parents ill prepared to take their babies home, with increased use of out-of-hou... Read More about Preparing for home: A before-and-after study to investigate the effects of a neonatal discharge package aimed at increasing parental knowledge, understanding and confidence in caring for their preterm infant before and after discharge from hospital.