Psychosis in the Perinatal Period

  • Thursday 16 January 2020
  • The Queens
    City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ
    *For Sat Nav please enter LS1 4DY
Psychosis in the Perinatal Period

Full Day Training
9am Registration, 9.30am Welcome and 4.30pm, Close
Price: £175

The perinatal period is a time of high risk for women who have a current or previous history of Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and other psychotic illness. National guidelines and enquiry reports, including the NICE Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health Guidelines and the reports of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in the UK (MBBRACE-UK) highlight the risks and the importance of ensuring effective care for this group of women. Individualised care, and effective partnership working between a range of professionals, ensures the best outcomes for women and their babies.

Led by Dr Lucinda Green, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, this workshop will describe the risks for this group of women in the perinatal period, including the risk of postpartum psychosis and child safeguarding concerns. Complex cases will be used to discuss prevention, care and treatment with an emphasis on multi-agency working with women and their families.

Please note that the Andrew Sims Centre has a Reservations and Cancellation Policy

To book on this event, please email the Andrew Sims Centre at and send us your name, course you are wanting to attend, contact number and a suitable time to call you. Otherwise, please do not hesitate to call us directly at 0113 85 55638.

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