Unit accreditation by the CANU

The CANU (Committee for the Accreditation of Neonatal Units) was appointed by the board of the Swiss Society of Neonatology and charged with the task to define minimal requirements for high standard of neonatal care and to attribute levels of care to Swiss neonatology units.

The current members of the CANU are:

Thomas M. Berger, president
Matthias Roth-Kleiner, past president
Dirk Bassler
Bernd Erkert
Juan Llor
Marion Mönkhoff

A list of accredited units can be found here:
Neonatology units    PICUs

These units are required to fill in an electronic survey indicating their annual data; this must be completed by March 15 of each year.
Electronic survey 

The responsible heads of Swiss units that have not yet been evaluated can request access to the electronic survey from the president of the CANU by e-mail (Prof. Dr. med. Thomas M. Berger).

Additional relevant documents can be found here:
Minimum requirements (English)   

Evaluation of neonatology units (German)  Evaluation of neonatology units (French) 


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