The WHEAT pilot trial starts recruitment

The WHEAT pilot trial has launched recruitment.

WHEAT stands for WitHolding Enteral feeds Around packed red cell Transfusion to prevent necrotising enterocolitis in preterm neonates. It is a multi-centre, randomised point of care trial. WHEAT is taking place in neonatal units within the North West London and Birmingham Neonatal Networks.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Hillingdon Hospital and New Cross Hospital all recruited their first babies to the trial on Friday 19th October. Well done!