We are pleased to announce the REaSoN 2020 Draft Programme 

Monday 29th June 2020

DOPE (displaced, obstructed, pneumothorax and equipment failure) approaches to the ventilated baby Dr Porus Bustani Neonatologist,
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, UK
Implementing care bundles to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in the neonatal unit Vicky Payne ANNP and Principal Teaching Fellow, University of Southampton and UHS NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Opioid use in pregnancy – neonatal abstinence and beyond Dr Helen Mactier Consultant Neonatologist,
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor,
Princess Royal Maternity, University of Glasgow, UK
Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS): Lessons Learned From the US Experience Prof Lori Devlin Associate Professor,
Pediatrics Director Neonatal Fellowship Programme,
University of Louisville School of Medicine, USA
Prenatal opioid exposure is associated with altered neonatal brain development Prof James Boardman Professor of Neonatal Medicine,
Consultant Neonatologist,
MRC Centre for Reproductive Health,
Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences,
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
Chiesi Symposium TBC TBC
Oral Abstract Presentations – New Research TBC TBC
Whose life is worth preserving? The ethics of prenatal screening and its relevance to neonatology Dr Felicity Boardman Associate Professor, Warwick Medical School, UK
Are 22 week infants viable? Prof Dominic Wilkinson Professor of Medical Ethics, Consultant Neonatologist, University of Oxford, Oxford University Hospital NHSFT, UK
22 week gestation Prof Edward Bell Professor, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, USA
Shared decision making in neonatal care Dr Vimal Vasu Consultant Neonatologist
William Harvey Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care, Ashford, Kent, UK

Tuesday 30th June

GIRFT Neonatology, a National QI Programme Dr Eleri Adams Clinical Lead, GIRFT Neonatology & Consultant Neonatologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHSFT, UK
Neonatal nursing shortages, recruitment,
retention and safe and sustainable staffing
Claire Omara

Linda Hunn

Lead Nurse/Innovation Lead East of England Neonatal ODN
& Chair of the Neonatal Nurses Association (NNA), UKActing Director/Lead Nurse, East Midlands Neonatal ODN, UK
Development of new-born standards:
The power of parents in influencing the
quality of neonatal care
Silke Mader Chairwoman of the Executive Board and co-founder of EFCNI
Perinatal Optimisation –
Improving outcomes for pre-term babies
Dr Manju Chandiramani Consultant Obstetrician,
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK
Learning from excellence Dr Adrian Plunkett Clinical Lead,
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Inspiration Symposium TBC TBC
Oral Abstract Presentations –
Quality Improvement
TBC TBC
Nasal High Flow Therapy and feeding (TBC) Jan Miletin Consultant Neonatologist, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Vietnam nurse education project Anna Moylan Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/
Child Health Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
‘Practitioners – why are we not educating parents on the benefits of breast milk? Prof Neena Modi Professor of Neonatal Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
NICE guidance on Neonatal Parenteral Nutrition: A vote for standardisation Dr Samantha Edwards Consultant Neonatologist, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Trust, UK