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NICU Open Day

10th June 2024

Join Us for a Morning of Discovery at our Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at our showcase event on Monday 10th June at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol.

Are you ready to embark on an enriching journey into the heart of neonatal care?  Join us for an exclusive showcase event at our renowned NICU, where you’ll have the opportunity to dive into the world of neonatal nursing like never before.

 

👩‍⚕️ Meet our Expert Team: Get to know the dedicated professionals who form the backbone of our NICU.  We have a large multidisciplinary team (MDT) from nurses, nursery nurses, medics, consultants, allied health care professionals, all with a wealth of experience and knowledge.  All of which are committed to following our unit philosophy: working together with families to provide high quality, individualised care.

🤲 Hands-On Skills and Simulation: We have an excellent simulation team with state-of-the-art equipment to provide real time scenarios on NICU and delivery suite. Working alongside our experienced team you will have the opportunity to participate and reflect on various scenarios; providing a snapshot into a day in the life of an experienced NICU nurse at St Michaels and see how we work as one MDT.

🌟 Explore Career Pathways: The opportunities for continued professional development whilst working on NICU is vast, from university accredited courses and inhouse training for specialist roles.  Whether you’re an experienced QIS NICU nurse or an adult or paediatric critical care nurse or midwife looking to expand your horizons, we offer opportunities for growth and advancement.

ℹ️ About our Unit: Our NICU is one of three level three centres operating in the South West neonatal network. We are a tertiary centre and care for babies with respiratory, surgical, neurological and cardiac needs; this includes extreme pre-term babies and term babies from across the south west.  Our mission is to provide consistent and excellent family centred care with the best possible outcomes for all our patients and their families. We strive to provide an environment that promotes team working and fosters learning and research in a culture of openness and honesty to maintain our high standards. Infants will be cared for by an expert multidisciplinary team in an environment that is supportive of the developing relationship between families and their baby. We respect parent’s views and wishes and encourage the development of their parenting role by providing information, guidance and support which meets their individual needs. We recognise the need for parents and staff to be partners in care. We believe that this can be achieved through mutual trust and effective communication which maintains the dignity and privacy of our families.

🎓 Who should attend: Whilst neonatal experience and QIS is preferred we welcome registered adult and children’s nurses, ideally with critical care experience and midwives to join us.  Your passion, caring nature and dedication to excellence is what truly matters to us. As well as reflecting our Trust values in your every day practice and following the principles and professionalism of the NMC code of conduct.

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to see for yourself in the world of neonatal care and take the next step in your professional journey.

PICU Open Day

24th June 2024

Join Us for a Morning of Discovery at Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at our showcase event on Monday 24th June at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Are you ready to embark on an enriching journey into the heart of paediatric critical care? Join us for an exclusive showcase event at our renowned PICU, where you’ll have the opportunity to dive into the world of paediatric critical care nursing like never before.

 

👩‍⚕️ Meet our Expert Team: Get to know the dedicated professionals who form the backbone of our PICU. From seasoned veterans to bright newcomers, our multidisciplinary team is committed to excellence in every aspect of paediatric critical care.

🤲 Hands-On Skills and Simulation: Experience the thrill of hands on learning as you engage in interactive simulations tailored to replicate real – life scenarios encountered in the PICU. Sharpen your skills and build confidence under the guidance of our experienced mentors.

🌟 Explore Career Pathways: Discover the myriad of career pathways available within our dynamic PICU environment. Whether you’re a seasoned paediatric critical care nurse or an adult or neonatal nurse looking to expand your horizons, we offer opportunities for growth and advancement.

ℹ️ About our Unit: We are the PICU for the south west region of England with 18 beds. We provide a tertiary service for all paediatric sub specialities: trauma, burns, neurosurgery, general surgery, cardiology/cardiac surgery, renal transplant, respiratory, ENT, metabolic medicine, neurology. The unit also provides supra regional critical care support to the children with congenital heart disease in south Wales

🚑 Supporting out Region: In addition to our PICU we proudly extend our reach through our retrieval service named WATCh (Wales and West Acute Transport for Children) for children in need of receiving timely and expert care across the region.

🎓 Who should attend: Whilst critical care experience is preferred we welcome registered adult and children’s nurses with an interest in learning more about working within PICU. Your passion, caring nature and dedication to excellence is what truly matters to us.

Please contact us if you have any queries about our NICU & PICU Showcase Event’s

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