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Our Newborn Intensive Care webpages have been updated...

SMH Baby in Incubator

Our Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is one of the five directorates (specialties) that make up Saint Mary's Hospital.

NICU is designed to provide specialist care for:

  • Babies born early (prematurely) from 23 weeks' gestation and above.
  • Babies with health problems diagnosed before birth (antenatally) or after birth (postnatally).
  • Full-term babies who have unexpectedly become unwell.

As well as serving our local population, we are also one of three tertiary (specialist) level neonatal units providing care to the smallest and sickest infants across Greater Manchester.

Our webpages ( /saint-marys/our-services/newborn-intensive-care-(nicu).aspx) have just been updated to include the following new sections: