Dr Jane Hawdon

Job title

Responsible officer, consultant neonatologist

Qualifications

MA MBBS MRCP FRCPCH PhD

GMC Number

2979904

Contact details

Phone number: 020 3758 2000 ext 39127

Email address: jane.hawdon@nhs.net

Related services

Maternity services

Biography

Dr Hawdon became consultant neonatologist in 1994 and is also responsible officer for the Trust. She is a qualified coach. She is member of the board of trustees of the charity Bliss, NICE guideline development groups, and has chaired the hypoglycaemia working group of the NHS Improvement patient safety programme. 

Publications

Peer reviewed papers

  • Born too small: Is outcome still affected? Hawdon JM, Hey E, Kolvin I, Fundudis T. Dev Med Child Neurol 1990; 32: 943-953
  • Tolerance to Sandostatin in neonatal hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Lamb WH, Aynsley-Green A. Arch Dis Child 1990; 65: 341-343
  • Patterns of metabolic adaptation for preterm and term infants in the first neonatal week. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Aynsley-Green A. Arch Dis Child 1992; 67: 357-365
  • Prediction of impaired metabolic adaptation by antenatal Doppler studies in small for gestational age fetuses. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, McPhail S, Cameron H, Walkinshaw SA. Arch Dis Child 1992; 67: 787-792
  • Metabolic adaptation in small for gestational age infants. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP. Arch Dis Child 1993; 68: 262-268
  • Hormonal and metabolic response to hypoglycaemia in small for gestational age infants.
  • Hawdon JM, Weddell A, Aynsley-Green A, Ward Platt MP. Arch Dis Child 1993; 68: 269-273
  • Neonatal blood glucose concentrations: Metabolic effects of intravenous glucagon and intragastric medium chain triglyceride. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A, Ward Platt MP. Arch Dis Child 1993; 68: 255-261
  • The role of pancreatic insulin secretion in neonatal glucoregulation. I Healthy term and preterm infants. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A, Alberti KGMM, Ward Platt MP. Arch Dis Child 1993; 68: 274-279
  • The role of pancreatic insulin secretion in neonatal glucoregulation. II Infants with disordered blood glucose homeostasis. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A, Bartlett K, Ward Platt MP. Arch Dis Child 1993; 68: 280-285
  • Neonatal hypoglycaemia: The consequences of admission to the special care nursery. Hawdon JM. Mat Child Health 1993; Feb: 48-51
  • Withdrawal of neonatal intensive care in the home. Hawdon JM, Williams S, Weindling AM. Arch Dis Child 1994; 71: 142-144
  • The use of a specific immunoradiometric assay to determine preterm neonatal insulin-glucose relations. Hawdon JM, Hubbard M, Hales CN, Clark P. Arch Dis Child 1995; 73: F166-F169
  • Internalization of pleuroamniotic shunt causing neonatal demise. Blanch G, Walkinshaw SA, Hawdon JM, Weindling AM, van Velzen D, Rodeck CH. Fetal Diag Ther 1996; 11: 32-36
  • Labour and delivery in the birthing pool. Forde C, Creighton S, Batty A, Hawdon JM. Brit J Midwifery 1998; 6: 165-171
  • Identification of neonates at risk of developing feeding problems in infancy. Hawdon JM, Beauregard N, Slattery J, Kennedy G. Dev Med Child Neurol 2000; 45:235-239
  • Nutritional factors that affect the postnatal metabolic adaptation of full-term small- and large-for-gestational-age infants. de Rooy LJ, Hawdon JM. Pediatrics 2002 109(3):E42 
  • Biological nurturing increases duration of breastfeeding for a vulnerable cohort. Colson SD, de Rooy L, Hawdon JM.MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 2003; 13.1: 92-97
  • Invasive neonatal group A streptococcal infection: case report and literature review. Fidler KJ, Harding S, Hawdon J, Shetty N. Perinatology 2003; 5: 229-235
  • Low birth weight for gestation and airway function in infancy: exploring the fetal origins hypothesis. C Dezateux, S Lum, A-F Hoo, J Hawdon, K Costeloe, J Stocks. Thorax. 2004; 59: 60-66
  • Neonatal ventilation with inhaled nitric oxide versus ventilatory support without inhaled nitric oxide for preterm infants with severe respiratory failure: The INNOVO multicentre randomised controlled trial. D Field et al on behalf of the INNOVO trial collaborating group. Pediatr 2005: 115; 926-936
  • Randomised, double blind trial of oxytocin nasal spray in mothers expressing breast milk for preterm infants. M S Fewtrell, K L Loh, A Blake, D A Ridout, J Hawdon. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, 2006 May; 91(3): F169-74. Epub 2005 Oct. 13.
  • Neonatal ventilation with inhaled nitric oxide versus ventilatory support without inhaled nitric oxide for infants with severe respiratory failure born at or near term: The INNOVO multicentre randomised controlled trial. D Field et al on behalf of the INNOVO trial collaborating group. Neonatol 2007; 91: 73-82
  • Optimal positions for the release of primitive neonatal reflexes stimulating breast feeding. Colson S, Meek JH, Hawdon JM. Early Hum Dev 2008; 84: 441-449
  • Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS): a useful tool for monitoring bone health in preterm infants?  MS Fewtrell, KL Loh, S Chomtho, K Kennedy, J Hawdon, A Khakoo. Acta paediatrica In press
  • The role of mannose-binding lectin in susceptibility to infection in preterm neonates. Dzwonek AB, Neth OW, Thiebaut R, Gulcynska E, Chilton M, Hellwig T, Bajaj-Elliott M, Hawdon J, Klein NJ. Ped Res 2008; 63: 680-685
  • Towards effective capacity planning in a perinatal network centre. Asaduzzam Md, Chaussalet TJ, Adeyemi A, Chahed S, Hawdon JM, Wood D, Robertson NJ. Arch Dis Child 2010; 95: F283-287
  • Randomized clinical trial of glutamine-supplemented versus control parenteral nutrition of surgical infants with gastrointestinal disease. Ong EGP et al, on behalf of members of the SIGN Trial Group. Brit J Surgery 2012; 99
  • The National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit: Measuring the quality of diabetes pregnancy care. NPID steering group. Diabetic Medicine 2013. 30: 1014-1016
  • The National Diabetes in Pregnancy Audit 2013. NPID steering group. Health and Social Care Information Centre, 2014.
  • Neonatal hypoglycaemia – learning from claims. Hawdon JM et al. Arch Dis Child 2016
  • Letters.
  • Hunger behaviour contributes to early nutritional homeostasis. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Aynsley-Green A. Acta Paediatr 1999; 88: 691-692
  • The causes of neonatal hypoglycaemia. Hawdon JM, Kalhan SC, Ward Platt MP, Cornblath M. New England Journal of Medicine 1999; 341: 701-702
  • Invited articles.
  • Clinical Review. Neonatal hypoglycaemia - blood glucose monitoring and baby feeding. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Aynsley-Green A. Midwifery 1993; 9: 3-6
  • Controversy. Prevention and management of neonatal hypoglycaemia. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Aynsley-Green A. Arch Dis Child 1994; 70: 60-65
  • Hypoglycaemia in the newborn. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A. Current Paediatrics 1994; 4: 168-173
  • Hypoglycaemia in the neonate: current controversies. Aynsley-Green A, Hawdon JM. Acta Paediatr Japonica 1997; 39: S12-16
  • Neonatal insulin secretion: implications for the programming of metabolic homeostasis. Aynsley-Green A, Hawdon JM, Deshpande S, Ward Platt M, Lindley K, Lucas A. Acta Paediatr Japonica 1997; 39: S21-25
  • Neonatal metabolic adaptation after preterm delivery or intrauterine growth retardation. Hawdon JM. Biochem Soc Trans 1998; 26:123-125
  • Hypoglycaemia and the neonatal brain. Hawdon JM. Eur J Paediatr 1999; 158 (11): S9-12
  • Blood glucose monitoring in the newborn. Hawdon JM. Midwives Information and Resource Service (midirs). 1999; 9:493-496
  • Neonatal metabolic monitoring. Hawdon JM. AS131 Radiometer Copenhagen 2000
  • Controversies regarding definition of neonatal hypoglycemia: Suggested Operational Thresholds. Cornblath M, Hawdon JM, Williams AF, Aynsley-Green A, Ward-Platt MP, Schwartz R, Kalhan SC. Pediatrics 2000; 105: 1141-1145
  • Controversies regarding definition of neonatal hypoglycemia: Implications for neonatal nursing. Hawdon JM, Nugent M, Angel P. Journal of Neonatal Nursing 2000; 6: 169-171
  • Neuropsychological sequelae of early onset hypoglycaemia. Hawdon JM. Topical Endocrinology. 2000; 16: 13-16
  • Hawdon JM. Hypoglycaemia in newborn infants: Defining the features associated with adverse outcomes-a challenging remit. Commentary to Rozance PJ and Hay WW: Hypoglycaemia in newborn infants: Features associated with adverse outcomes (Biol Neonate 2006;90:74-86). Biol Neonate. 2006; 90: 87-8.
  • Hawdon JM. The medico-legal implications of hypoglycaemia in the newborn. Clinical Risk 2007; 13: 135-137
  • Investigation and management of impaired metabolic adaptation, presenting as neonatal hypoglycaemia. Hawdon JM. Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 18.4: 161-165
  • NICE guidance for neonatal care after diabetes in pregnancy. Hawdon JM. Infant 2008; 5:122-126
  • Babies born after diabetes in pregnancy: what are the short- and long-term risks and how can we minimise them? Hawdon JM. Best Practice and Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2011; 25.1 
  • Support in high-risk pregnancy: Planning for specialist neonatal care. British Journal Midwifery 2011; 19: 558-563
  • Investigation, prevention and management of neonatal hypoglycaemia (impaired postnatal metabolic adaptation). Paediatrics and Child Health. 2012; 22: 131-135
  • Definition of neonatal hypoglycaemia: time for a rethink? Hawdon JM. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2013; 98: F382-383
  • Hawdon JM. Hypoglycaemia: Are evidence based clinical guidelines achievable? Neoreviews 2014; 15: e91-98
  • How Barts Health streamlined it outpatient pathway. Hollins L, Hawdon J et al. HSJ 2014. http://www.hsj.co.uk/home/innovation-and-efficiency/how-barts-health-streamlined-its-outpatient-pathway/5065981.article
  • Boardman J, Hawdon JM. Hypoglycaemia and hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Dev Med Child Neurol 2015; 57 (suppl 3): 29-33
  • Hawdon J. Postnatal metabolic adaptation and neonatal hypoglycaemia. Paediatrics and Child Health 2016

Book chapters 

  • Hypoglycaemia in the neonate. Ward Platt MP, Hawdon JM. In: (eds) Aynsley-Green and Gregory Hypoglycaemia. London: Balliere Tindall 1993; 669-682
  • Glucose homeostasis in the normal fetus and infant. Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP. In: (ed) Kelnar Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes. London: Chapman and Hall 1994; 3-18
  • Perinatal stress. Hawdon JM. In: (eds) Aynsley-Green, Ward Platt and Lloyd-Thomas. Acute Stress and Pain in Infancy and Childhood. London: Balliere Tindall 1995; 3.3: 511-528
  • The use of obstetric anaesthesia from the standpoint of the infant. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A. In: (eds) Van Zundert and Ostheimer Pain relief and Anaesthesia in Obstetrics.
  • Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 1996; 341-346
  • Hypoglycaemia and other neonatal complications. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A. In: (eds) Dornhorst and Hadden Diabetes and Pregnancy: An International Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Chichester: John Wiley 1996; 303-318
  • Disorders of blood glucose homeostasis in the neonate. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A. In: (eds) Rennie and Roberton Textbook of Neonatology. 3rd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 1999 
  • The infant of a diabetic mother. Hawdon JM, Aynsley-Green A. In: (eds) Rennie and Roberton Textbook of Neonatology. 3rd edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 1999 
  • Adaptation to extrauterine life. Deshpande S, Hawdon JM, Ward Platt MP, Aynsley-Green A. In: (eds) Rodeck and Whittle Fetal Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Practice Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 1999
  • Disorders of blood glucose homeostasis in the neonate. Hawdon JM. In: (ed) Rennie Roberton’s Textbook of Neonatology. 4th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 2005
  • The infant of a diabetic mother. Hawdon JM. In: (ed) Rennie Roberton’s Textbook of Neonatology. 4th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 2005
  • Thermal Regulation and Effects on Nutrient Substrate Metabolism. Hawdon JM. In: (eds) Thureen, Hay Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism. Cambridge 2006
  • Hypoglycaemia and brain injury - when neonatal metabolic adaptation fails. Hawdon JM. In Levene (Ed) Fetal and neonatal neurology and neurosurgery. Churchill Livingstone 2008
  • Potential problems to the baby – assessment and examination of the newborn. De Rooy L, Hawdon JM. In : Richens and Lavender (Eds)  Care for pregnant women who are obese. Mark Allen Group 2010
  • High risk pregnancy and neonatal services. Hawdon JM, Hagman C. In Mahmood, Owen, Sabaratnam (eds) Models of Care in Maternity Services. RCOG Press 2010 
  • Care of the neonate. Hawdon JM. In McCance, Maresh and Sacks (Eds) Practical Management of Diabetes. 2010
  • Disorders of metabolic homeostasis in the neonate. Hawdon JM. In: Rennie (ed) Textbook of Neonatology. 5th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 2012
  • Neonatal complications after diabetes in pregnancy. Hawdon JM. In: Rennie (ed) Textbook of Neonatology. 5th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone 2012
  • Homeostasis of carbohydrate and other fuels. Hawdon JM In: MacDonald (ed) Avery’s Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn. Wolters Kluwer 2015 
  • Care of the Neonate. Hawdon JM. In: McCance D, Maresh M, Sacks D (eds) A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy 2017 In press

Guest editor

  • Perinatal glucose metabolism. Seminars in Fetal Medicine and Neonatology. Hawdon JM, Modder J (eds) 10:4 2005
  • Best Practice Guidelines: Neonatal hypoglycaemia. Early Human Development. Hawdon JM (ed) 2011 

Editorial board member

  • Breastfeeding Medicine