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Neurodevelopmental follow-up for high-risk neonates: current practice in Great Britain
  1. Philippa Chisholm1,
  2. Anusha Arasu2,
  3. Angela Huertas-Ceballos3
  4. Thames Regional Perinatal Group Outcomes Group
  1. 1Department of Neonatology, Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Neonatology, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  3. 3Department of Neonatology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Philippa Chisholm; philippa.chisholm{at}

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Neurodevelopmental follow-up of high-risk infants is recognised as an important component of neonatal care1 2 to coordinate the provision of services in the community and audit neonatal practice. However, there is no agreed or standardised way to undertake this surveillance and intervention programme leading to significant variation. The Outcomes Group of the Thames Regional Perinatal Group sought to scope current practice, and challenges, in Great Britain with a web-based survey questionnaire. 110/179 (61.5%) responses from all levels …

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  • Contributors AA designed the survey, analysed the data and contributed to manuscript; AH-C conceived the idea and contributed to the design and manuscript; PC analysed the data and wrote the first manuscript. All read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Data from individual survey responses are available by contacting the first author.