I understand that having a sick or premature baby can take an emotional and physical toll on any parent and I recognise that well-organised, effective and responsive neonatal care can make a vital difference. That is why the Government is committed to the provision of high quality neonatal services established on evidence-based good practice.
The Government has provided over £37 million in capital funding over two years to improve facilities in maternity and neonatal care units across the country. This included projects to create parent accommodation with bedrooms, kitchen and sitting areas and en-suite bathrooms to provide a comfortable environment for parents and their families.
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