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Quality of care by neonatal nurse practitioners: a review of the Ashington experiment


The Ashington experiment, an innovative neonatal service run entirely by advanced neonatal nurse practitioners (ANNPs), has been evaluated. This is a report of that evaluation and a review of the benefits, hazards, and implications of nurse practitioner led services.

  • ANNP, advanced neonatal nurse practitioner
  • SHO, senior house officer
  • WTE, whole time equivalents
  • evaluation
  • quality of care
  • nurse practitioner

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