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Update: Risk Assessment & Management in the Perinatal Period - Lessons from Mortality Reviews

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Virtual Event via Zoom

9.15am Registration/Login, 9.30am Welcome and 12.00pm Close


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Maternal suicide remains the leading direct cause of maternal death between 6 weeks and 1 year after the end of pregnancy. Mothers and Babies: Reducing risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK (MBRRACE-UK) highlights the complex interplay of social, physical and mental health concerns of women in the perinatal period. Collaborative multi-disciplinary working between professionals can reduce risk and mortality.

Led by Dr Bangash & Dr Pearson, the workshop will cover risk assessment and management in the context of lessons learned from MBRRACE-UK. As part of the session there will be opportunities for delegates to participate in group work using case studies and to benefit from an experience MBRRACE-UK serious case reviewer's reflections.

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Start developing a perinatal focus to risk assessment and management.
  • Ensure that lessons learned from mortality reviews inform the above.
  • Develop a greater understanding of the importance of good communications between mental health services, maternity services and primary care.
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