Neonatal Unit

A Neonatal Unit is a part of a hospital which provides care for babies who are born prematurely (before 37 weeks’ gestation), with a medical condition which needs treatment, or at a low birthweight.

Description

A Neonatal Unit  is a part of a hospital which provides care for babies who are born prematurely (before 37 weeks' gestation), with a medical condition which needs treatment, or at a low birthweight.

This includes all levels of neonatal care, comprising Special Care Baby Units (level 1), Local Neonatal Units (level 2) and Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs)  (level 3).

Also Known As

This Supporting information is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Neonatal Units
Short name NNU

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute DEATH LOCATION TYPE FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element LOCATION OF HIGHEST LEVEL OF CARE (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute LOCATION OF HIGHEST LEVEL OF CARE FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Neonatal Unit
NHS Business Definition Maternity Episode references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Set National Neonatal Data Set - Episodic and Daily Care references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Set National Neonatal Data Set - Two Year Neonatal Outcomes Assessment references in description Neonatal Unit
Supporting Information Neonatal Unit references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF ADMITTING NEONATAL UNIT) references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element PARENTS SEEN BY SENIOR STAFF MEMBER DATE AND TIME references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute PARENTS SEEN BY SENIOR STAFF MEMBER WITHIN 24 HOURS OF ADMISSION INDICATOR references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute PRIMARY REASON FOR ADMISSION TO NEONATAL UNIT references in description Neonatal Unit
NHS Business Definition Postnatal references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element READMISSION TO NEONATAL UNIT INDICATOR references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute READMISSION TO NEONATAL UNIT INDICATOR references in description Neonatal Unit
Supporting Information Supporting Definitions Menu references in description Neonatal Unit
Supporting Information Supporting Definitions Menu references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element TRANSFER START DATE (NEONATAL UNIT) references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element TRANSFER START TIME (NEONATAL UNIT) references in description Neonatal Unit
NHS Business Definition Two Year Neonatal Outcomes Assessment references in description Neonatal Unit
Data Element WARD TYPE DISCHARGED TO (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Neonatal Unit
Attribute WARD TYPE DISCHARGED TO FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Neonatal Unit