Perinatal Mental Health Regional Core Programme



To provide participants with an overview of evidence based research and practice to implement the Regional Perinatal Mental Health Care Pathway 2017.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the presentation of illnesses associated with perinatal mental health and how these impact on the experience of mothers, partners and baby.
  • Consider the recommendations of the MBRRACE Reports and their application to person-centred care.
  • Develop skills of Prediction, Detection and Anxiety Questions, Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health. NICE Clinical Guideline 192, 2014.
  • Develop skills to respond to mothers who express suicidal thoughts.
  • Increase understanding of roles and responsibilities in the referral process following identification of disorders.
  • Discuss the implementation of the Regional Perinatal Mental Health Care Pathway to practice.
  • Improve understanding of medication issues in pregnancy and lactation.


Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors and other disciplines working within the pathway.


Lectures, discussion and group work.



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Caroline Toal
Judith McIlwee
Debbie Verlaque
Thursday 14 March 2019
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Lyn Brennan
Paul Canning
Glynnis Johnston
Fully Booked