Melaanie Drewett is a RN, RSCN, MSc, is employed by University Hospital Southampton. She has 35 years of nursing experience, including 25 years in the field of neonatal surgery and 15 years as a clinical nurse specialist. For the past fifteen years, she has led on neonatal surgical nursing care in Southampton and the wider Wessex clinical network. Melanie has presented widely both nationally and internationally, she has also written and been involved in several publications in professional journals. She is passionate about parental involvement in their child’s care believing this is a critical contribution to a good health outcome.