Neonatal Death

The neonatal death pathway has been written by Bliss in association with the NBCP Core Partners. It was most recently updated in the summer of 2022.

Neonatal Death Bereavement Care Pathway

*PLEASE NOTE – these documents were updated on July 22nd 2022. Please disregard all previous versions*

This document has been prepared to assist all healthcare professionals and staff who are involved in the care of parents of a baby who has
died neonatally.

Two versions are available here – a longer document with much greater detail and a shorter document which is a contains the same sections but in less detail.

The documents were piloted by 32 NHS Hospital Trusts in England from October 2017 to April 2019

Please note: these materials were updated for use in England on 22nd July 2022. Please disregard previous versions.

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