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    Family-centred discharge planning from neonatal care units


    Ingram, J, Johnson, D & Fleming, P, 2016, ‘Family-centred discharge planning from neonatal care units’. Infant, vol 12.


    Family-centred care in neonatal units emphasises the need for consistent communication, support in developing readiness for home, and good discharge information. Despite the importance accorded to family-oriented neonatal care by the Department of Health and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), few neonatal units offer structured, family-oriented discharge planning.

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