The transport team are there to support you and provide you with information on what is happening with your baby. Please do not hesitate to ask us any questions which you may have about your baby’s care during their transfer.

Here are some useful links for general advice and support for parents/carers which might help you at this difficult time:

British Heart Foundation
Fact sheets about congenital heart disease

The leading UK charity for babies born needing neonatal care

Ickle Pickles
Children’s charity has been raising money for the intensive care equipment that treats these babies and helps keep them alive

Lullaby Trust
Raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families

National Childbirth Trust
Their mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

Peer support

NEC UK is the first charity in the UK exclusively for the condition Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC)

Peeps HIE
Providing support to parents, families & friends of those affected by HIE (hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy), raising awareness of HIE

Rainbow Trust
Rainbow Trust supports families who have a child aged 0-18 years with a life threatening or terminal illness and need the bespoke support we offer.

Spoons is as charity that supports families experiencing neonatal care in the Greater Manchester area. With a holistic approach to support they can can offer help from admission to the neonatal unit and beyond in the wider community.

The Smallest Things
Promoting the good health of premature babies and their families.

Tiny Tickers
A small national charity that works to improve the chances of babies born with a serious heart condition

Together for shorter lives
A lifeline for families who care for seriously ill children