For Professionals

If you are a healthcare professional and would like to find out more, the following websites may be of interest:

 

www.pmhtraining.co.uk

This is an impressive site show-casing and selling courses on how to recognise and manage common perinatal mental health problems.

 

www.healthvisitors.com

A website for health visitors

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence – www.nice.org.uk

For up to date guidance on the management of perinatal mental health problems, see the Clinical Guideline CG192 –  Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

Support Groups

We have been working closely with Pentreath an award winning mental health charitable organisation to recruit, train and support volunteers who have been running a fabulously successful support group at the Children’s Centre in Falmouth. 

 

This group has now come to an end.  From the Angela Harrison Charitable Trust we want to say a big thank you to the volunteers who committed valuable time and energy in setting up and maintaining these support groups to help and inspire the mums involved.

News & events

Jan
19

County Perinatal Services Expand following Funding Boost

After successfully obtaining additional funding from NHS England, the Perinatal Mental Health Service has expanded significantly and is now able to offer a more enhanced service across Cornwall. Mandy Raywood, Specialist Perinatal Team Leader said, “Our target group are women who have a significant mental illness or been identified as at risk of developing one […]

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Dec
05

Exciting Times for the Perinatal Team

The Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Team have been successful in their application to NHS England for additional funding to expand the existing perinatal team. We have recently shortlisted 5 candidates for interview for 2 band 6 Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse posts and will be interviewing just before Christmas. We will also be advertising for […]

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