Neonatal Care in Scotland: A Quality Framework

Neonatal Care in Scotland: A Quality Framework defines the approach to the provision of high quality care for neonates and their families to which NHSScotland is committed

Appendix Two: Abbreviations

ALARP As Low As Reasonably Practical
ANNP Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
BAPM British Association of Perinatal Medicine
EUT Ex-utero transfer
HDL Health Department Letter (now Chief Executive's Letter)
IRMER Ionising Radiation Medical Exposure Regulations
IUT In-utero transfer
NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
NNAP National Neonatal Audit Programme
PACS Picture Archiving and Communications System
QIS Qualified in Specialty


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