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Communicating with premature babies – enablers, barriers and strategies.

 A free online half-day event hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.

On: Tuesday 16 July, 12.00 – 16.30

An event to disseminate findings from our research study and to learn more about the importance of early communication of premature babies, parents and neonatal healthcare professionals.

We are proud and pleased to have three invited speakers confirmed, as follows;

Rebecca Murphy,


Clinical Lead Neonatal Speech and Language Therapist Kings College Hospital

Dr Rebecca Chilvers,

Consultant Clinical Psychologist,

Psychology Lead East of England Neonatal ODN

Kelly Phizacklea,

Family Engagement Lead & Neonatal Service User Voice Representative for NHSE Maternity and Neonatal Programme East of England Neonatal ODN

We also present our research study findings on exploring the enablers and barriers to communication with premature neonates – by Dr Julia Petty and Dr Lisa Whiting, University of Hertfordshire and Emeritus Professor Celia Harding, City University.

To register, please visit

For further information, contact Dr Julia Petty:


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