Welcome to the South London Network Page.
The South London Network has a wonderful multidisciplinary team with a variety of unique specialisms. They collaborate regularly to share best practice and devise consistent guidelines for practice, improving the continuity of care you receive as you move through the network.
Clinical Leads: Tim Watts (St. Thomas’) & Justin Richards (St Georges)
Clinical Governance Leads: Karen Turnock (St. Thomas’) & Arun Kumar (Croydon)
All units have clinical, nursing and practice development nursing (PDN) representatives that attend network meetings. The clinical and nursing leads meet quarterly with those of the other London networks to discuss network issues with the ODN.
The SL Network is made up of the following Neonatal Units:
- St. Helier
- St. George’s
- St Thomas’
- Queen Elizabeth
- Princess Royal
We provide a variety of unique services within our network:
To ensure your baby receives the best care, and this care and your rights are consistent in every unit they visits within the SL Network, our team works hard to establish network guidelines for care, overcoming considerable variations between Trust.
- Visiting Policy Visiting Policy for all South London Neonatal Units (Family and Friends)
- South London Service Specification Guidance Service Pathways for all South London Units
- SL HIE Transfer Guidelines Final 28.08.18 Guidance for the appropriate transfer of babies requiring Therpeutic Cooling for HIE
SL host a variety events, conferences and training days welcome to network staff. These include the regular GGKT conference. You can find details of all upcoming network events and how to register on the ODN events page.
Many of the units in SL are actively involved in research. If you decide to take part in a research study on you unit, your baby will never receive a lower standard of care.
Our current research studies include: