Maternity and neonatal services - neonatal intensive care plan: options appraisal

This report describes the options appraisal process undertaken, and the feasibility analysis and testing to identify which out of Scotland’s current eight neonatal intensive care Units should be the final three Units as proposed by Best Start.


1 Births in Scottish Hospitals (2022)

2 Including Dr Gray’s

3 To note, based on data available at the time of the options appraisal, no units in Scotland met the requirement to provide care for a minimum of 100 VLBW babies per year.



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