We have a dedicated multi-disciplinary team providing high quality care for sick and premature babies. We have a firm belief in learning and professional development, and we ensure that a motivated and enthusiastic team is caring for your baby.

We have dedicated teams of specialist nurses in education, breast feeding and developmental care who have protected hours to ensure the needs of parents and staff are met.

Director of Midwifery & Head of Nursing
Lisa Marshall

Divisional Manager
Karen Maxfield

Specialty Director
Dr Paul Mannix

Neonatal Consultants are the most senior doctors and head a team of other doctors and nurse practitioners. They have overall responsibility for babies on the unit.Each consultant has their own areas of particular interest, and lead a ward round each day when the management and care of the baby is discussed.

Dr Faith Emery
Dr David Evans
Prof Axel Heep
Dr Paul Mannix
Dr David Odd
Dr Madhavi Parvathareddy
Dr Alison Pike
Dr Claire Rose
Dr Maria Tsakmakis
Dr Richard Wach

Clinical Matron
Michelle Jackson

Unit Sister
Gill Taylor

Developmental Care Sister
Lisa Ramsey

Practise Development Sister
Claire Johnson

Neonatal Breast Feeding Advisor
Cathy Churchill

Neonatal Community Liaison Sister
Caroline Burgess
Paula Brock
Helen Slocombe
Lisa Ramsey
Nazzi Farzinkia

Our neonatal team consists of Doctors, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Sisters, Junior Sisters, Registered Nurses, Nursery Nurses, Receptionists, Housekeepers and Domestics, with the addition of Neurological Surgeons, Ophthalmologists, Dieticians, Speech and Language Therapists as the need arises.

A nurse on his/her shift may be responsible to care for one or two Intensive Care babies or two High Dependency babies or up to four Special Care babies, actual numbers may vary depending on a mix of babies dependency needs.