Network information, policies and guidelines


These guidelines represent the views of the Southampton Oxford Neonatal Transport team. They have been produced after careful consideration of available evidence in conjunction with clinical expertise and experience.

The guidance does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient.

Clinical advice is always available from SONeT on a case by case basis. Please feel free to contact us regarding these documents if there are any queries.


Transfer policy to NICU / LNU

Exception reporting policy

Exception reporting form for LNU/SCU

Exception reporting form for NICU 

Escalation policy


Cardiac transfer pathway

Neonatal transfers infection control guidance

Wessex billious vomiting pathway