One of the benefits of being a member of the NNA is gaining access to the Journal of Neonatal Nursing (JNN). The journal is easily accessed by visiting your Members Area and clicking on The Journal of Neonatal Nursing button in the left-hand menu. Read below to find out more about what the JNN has to offer and to read some snippets from the latest journal.
About the JNN
The JNN is a bimonthly, research-based journal produced for all professionals working with neonates and their families. This can include professionals based in a hospital setting or those out in the community. The aim of the journal is to support the development of the essential practice, management, education and health promotion skills required by those working within the industry.
By providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information between those working within the neonatal field, the journal hopes to promote cooperation, facilitate partnership care with families, and promote innovation and change in the care of neonates and their families. The JNN also delivers a balance of information, informed opinion and education resources to unsure all professionals benefit from up-to-date knowledge of this rapidly developing industry.
All articles published in the journal are critically reviewed by professionals working in the appropriate field.
Member of the NNA? Access the journal via your Members Area: https://nna.org.uk/my-account/
Highlights from the latest issue
Live stream webcams on the neonatal unit: ‘An additional responsibility’ for nursing workload?
Live stream webcams have been introduced to the neonatal unit to reduce separation between infants and parents, but this technology has the potential to impact nursing workload. The aim of this study was to explore this impact.
Authors: Kathy Chant, Judith Meek, Ruby Hayns-Worthington, Laura Harris, Patrizia Pajak, Neil Marlow, Katie Gallagher.
Breaking the cycle of nursing chaos: The need to address the nursing shortage
Many countries around the world are reporting acute shortages of neonatal nurses due, in part, to dissatisfaction and burnout. This article explores the contributing factors, consequences, and the roles that we all play in tackling this global issue.
Authors: Jointly written by representatives from the Alliance of Global Neonatal Nursing (ALIGNN).
The correlation between adequate staffing levels and positive outcomes on neonatal units worldwide
The editors of the JNN have previously included articles on neonatal staffing levels and the impact on neonatal care around the world, highlighting that good neonatal care is commonly heavily reliant on the presence and dedication of neonatal nurses, while adequate training is often lacking. The JNN welcomes submissions related to this key issue, particularly those highlighting the correlation between adequate staffing and positive outcomes on neonatal units around the world.
Authors: Breidge Boyle, Lelie Altimier
Are you interest in publishing in the JNN?
We have a whole host of free resources on our website to help you get started, including a handy downloadable guide and a video series. Find them here: https://nna.org.uk/the-journal-of-neonatal-nursing/
If you have any questions, please get in touch with Julia Petty, NNA Vice Chair and JNN Editorial Committee member, via email: email@example.com