Swansea University

Swansea University

Enhanced Neonatal Care

This programme is unique to Wales and enables experienced practitioners to further enhance their clinical skills and underpinning knowledge to provide increased holistic care to sick and preterm neonates. The course enables staff to improve their skills within this specialised clinical environment which facilitates improved patient care and increased staff knowledge and competence.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be qualified in speciality with experience of caring for neonates.

Course modules

The clinical staff in neonatal units within the All Wales Neonatal Network (AWNN), deliver an in-house programme of study known as the NEST programme (Neonatal Enhanced Skills Training programme). The modules enable students to enhance their knowledge and understanding, as well as clinical skills, in areas such as venepuncture and blood gas analysis. Underpinning theory and knowledge pertinent to the care of neonates is demonstrated through the development of a portfolio of evidence and accompanying narrative.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Human and Health Sciences Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606677