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Perinatal services workshop - Tuesday 16 September

15 Sep 2014

Together with Hammersmith & Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group, we are hosting a workshop to decide the best way of providing treatment for women who experience a mental illness during or after pregnancy within the boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow, and we would like you to get involved.

More than 1 in 10 women develop a mental illness during pregnancy or within the first year after having a baby. In the UK, mental illness in pregnant and postnatal women often goes unrecognised.

The workshop, called ‘The Silent 70,000’, aims to develop a model for perinatal services across the three boroughs with a view to writing a service specification and business case.

We will have a variety of speakers including Maria from the ‘Everyone’s Business Campaign’, a national campaign that lobbies for equal access to perinatal mental health services.

Tuesday 16 September
1pm – 5pm
(registration from 12.30pm – includes lunch)

Melcombe Children’s Centre
Fulham Palace Road
Hammersmith
W6 9ER

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For more information, contact Dr Sarah Taha on 020 8383 3033 or Clare Lyons- Collins on 020 3350 4315.