Senior Trainees Perinatal Psychiatry Masterclasses

Welcome to your Senior Trainees Perinatal Psychiatry Masterclasses

Your five masterclass dates: 

  • Monday 18 January 2021 
  • Tuesday 19 January 2021
  • Wednesday 20 January 2021
  • Thursday 21 January 2021    
  • Friday 22 January 2021
  • Course starts at 09:15am and end at 4:30pm each day


  • Course Programme
    • includes timings and session details for each day, and reading lists

For Monday 18 January:

For Tuesday 19 January:

For Wednesday 20 January:

For Thursday 21 January:

see prescribing papers for Wednesday

For Friday 22 January:

Resources from the KCL, PHE, Tommy’s, NHSE/I collaboration on preconception care for women with SMI
Resources for women with SMI planning pregnancies
A pregnancy planning tool:

Slides and Case Studies

Copies of the PowerPoint presentations/case studies will be made available here to view by kind permission of the presenters.

All presentations remain the intellectual property of the author and it is strictly prohibited to copy, distribute or reproduce any information, images or data included in these presentations without prior written consent of the author. If a presentation is not listed, it is because we have not received permission from the author. This page will be updated if further presentations are received.

    How to join a masterclass session

     Sessions take place online via Zoom. To take part you will need: 

    • Access to a reliable internet connection
    • A PC, laptop, tablet or phone
    • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone
    • You do not need to have a Zoom account - some users may experience difficulty joining Zoom meetings due to security settings. If this is the case, we suggest you select the option to join via a web browser, rather than the Zoom app
    • A joining link and instructions will be emailed to you in advance of each session

    Read more about using Zoom

    During the session

    • You will view the speakers as they present and any accompanying slides/videos
    • You will need to share your camera and microphone during the course
    • There may also be breakout or smaller discussion groups
    • You can ask questions using the Q&A function located on the right-hand side of your screen
    • You can raise your hand, using the ‘raise hand’ function - if you are selected by the speaker to ask your question, remember to 'unmute' yourself
    • If you lose connection during the session, refresh your screen or try closing down browser and clicking the joining link again


    Contact the team: email Catherine Ayres and Emma George at