UK: Paid leave for parents of babies needing neonatal care after birth

Parents of premature and full-term babies who need neonatal care could be entitled to one week of paid leave for every week their baby is in hospital (up to a set maximum period) under new proposals unveiled by the government. These and other plans are set out in the 'Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families' consultation paper.
Neonatal Leave and Pay - what is proposed?