CHAMPIONS OF HOSPITAL AND COMMUNITY-BASED MILK BANKING

Nascor, supplier of innovative neonatal products

Nascor was established in 1986 as an Australian designer, developer and manufacturer of innovative neonatal products, for use in the special care and intensive care hospital settings. Since early 2000 Nascor has focused on supporting hospital-based and community champions of milk banking – to help make make donor breastmilk available to sick and preterm neonates whose mother’s own milk is not available – with equipment for safe, state of the art, treatment of donated breastmilk. In conjunction with this, Nascor supplies hospitals in all Australian states with Breastmilk Storage and Infant Feeding Bottles, as well as supplying Bottle Teats and Safety Seal Bottle technology.

Our involvement is end-to-end

1. Pre-planning

  • Provide Human Milk Banking (HMB) status update

  • Introductions to key HMB stakeholders in Australasia

  • Provide information about Safe Pasteurisation

  • Advise pasteurisation equipment options and ballpark costs

  • Advise on operational options

2. Planning

  • Review your HMB process and protocols

  • Identify pasteurisation equipment requirements

  • Provide budgetary costings

  • Provide Installation Specifications

3. Requistioning

  • Finalise pasteurisation equipment specifications

  • Engage onsite engineering support

  • Manufacture Pasteuriser to specifications

  • Test period at factory all equipment before dispatch

1. Pre-planning

  • Provide Human Milk Banking (HMB) status update

  • Introductions to key HMB stakeholders in Australasia

  • Provide information about Safe Pasteurisation

  • Advise pasteurisation equipment options and ballpark costs

  • Advise on operational options

2. Planning

  • Review your HMB process and protocols

  • Identify pasteurisation equipment requirements

  • Provide budgetary costings

  • Provide Installation Specifications

3. Requistioning

  • Finalise pasteurisation equipment specifications

  • Engage onsite engineering support

  • Manufacture Pasteuriser to specifications

  • Test period at factory all equipment before dispatch

4. Delivery

  • Track safe delivery with monitoring devices

5. Post Installation

(plumb and plug)

  • Onsite checks to operational requirements

  • Key stakeholder engagement

  • In-service training for all HMB staff

  • Basic training for engineering staff

  • Handover for operation

6. Ongoing

(during & after warranty)

  • Support by phone and skype for lifetime of Pasteuriser

  • Facilitate all training needs and troubleshooting

  • Ongoing advice for engineering staff

4. Delivery

  • Track safe delivery with monitoring devices

5. Post Installation

(plumb and plug)

  • Onsite checks to operational requirements

  • Key stakeholder engagement

  • In-service training for all HMB staff

  • Basic training for engineering staff

  • Handover for operation

6. Ongoing

(during & after warranty)

  • Support by phone and skype for lifetime of Pasteuriser

  • Facilitate all training needs and troubleshooting

  • Ongoing advice for engineering staff

Nascor supplies all established Australasian breastmilk banks with the Sterifeed® Pasteurisers (UK), the gold standard in safe pasteurisation worldwide, in-use throughout Europe, North and South America, Asia and the developing world. We offer almost 20 years of knowledge and experience to support establishing milkbanks through planning, setup and ongoing operations.

Nascor is proud to be a driver in establishing human milk banking in Australasia by representing world-leading technology in human milk pasteurisation from Sterifeed®, UK.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with a sales office and warehouse in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Nascor has a pre- and post-sales service for its pasteurisers unrivalled in the medical industry in Australia. We are careful to train and fully support the staff involved in the milk banking, to a level that enables them to deliver a safe and efficient service to their hospital, health district or community.

Your key contacts

Becky_Thompson

Becky Thompson

As director of operations, Becky is involved at all support stages for milk banking. She is an industry expert in equipment selection, training and after sales support. Becky brings you the up-to-date knowledge and wide experience, unequalled in the Southern hemisphere, of all aspects of the use of human breastmilk pasteurisation equipment and their operation within Human Breastmilk Banks.

Dr_Howard_Chilton

Howard Chilton

Dr Chilton has been a neonatologist (neonatal paediatrician) for over forty years including twenty-five as the Director of Newborn Care at the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney. He has always been passionate about the benefits of human milk for human babies and has been enthusiastic about Breastmilk Banks from before the 'HIV/AIDS' era. In the years since he has been active in starting Nascor on a path to enable as many hospitals as possible in Australasia to start safe and successful Milk Banks.

Pasteuriser-S180-ECO-Web

Leading the way in human milk pasteurisation from Sterifeed® in the UK

Sterifeed’s early partnership in the development of holder pasteurisation technology in the UK has seen continuous development, with four significant updates in the past decade. Pictured here is the S180 Pasteuriser, capable of pasteurising up to 18 litres of DBM in a single pasteurisation cycle.

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