As well as meeting some of their highly trained staff we saw some of the cutting edge technology they use. Praise was heaped by the staff on the local
We then had a tour of the Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit. It never ceases to amaze me how small new born babies are. The occupants of Intensive Care were very much smaller than any babies I have ever seen. They were also redder. This is due to their epidermis not being fully developed. I understand that this happens later in the pregnancy than the points when most of these babies were born.
Simpson’s is a world class establishment giving the best possible care to Edinburgh and Lothian's babies and mothers. It is a unit the NHS is rightly proud of and is so important in giving our babies the very best start in life.