Perinatal Trainees Annual Conference 2020


One-day conference

Location RCPsych, Prescot Street, London E1 8BB
CPD up to six CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Standard fee£100
Trainee fee£60
Medical student fee£45
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Perinatal Trainees Annual Conference 2020

Event Information

Join our annual conference for trainees in Perinatal Psychiatry, and any trainee interested in working in this specialty.

Highlights include:

  • OCD in the perinatal period  - Psychologists from the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma 
  • Child and adult perspectives on safeguarding in the perinatal period and the “Think Family” approach – Jackie Davies, Social Work Practice Manager, Channi Kumar MBU 
  • Involving Service Users in the work that we do – Katy Chachou, Service User Expert 
  • Service Development in Perinatal Mental Health – Dr Sarah Taha, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist 

Panel Q&A on MDT working in perinatal mental health: 

  • Dr Sarah Taha– Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
  • Dr Kenga Sivarajah, Consultant Obstetrician with a special interest in Mental Health
  • GP with a special interest in perinatal mental health
  • Katy Chachou – Service User Expert

The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.

You can book accommodation through our partner agency MICE Concierge.

The Perinatal Faculty has set up a new prize for trainees in order to promote an interest in perinatal psychiatry and to encourage engagement with the topic. 

Candidates are invited to submit a poster regarding an aspect of perinatal mental health.  

Prize: Complimentary registration to the Faculty of Perinatal Psychiatry Scientific Meeting, up to £150 travel expenses and a certificate.

Eligible: FY1 – ST6

When and where presented: Perinatal Trainees’ conference


  1. Candidates are invited to submit a poster regarding an aspect of perinatal mental health. 
  2. The judging panel will comprise two consultant executive committee members and one trainee executive committee member.
  3. Criteria for judging will include:
    • your clarity of expression,
    • understanding of the topic,
    • originality, and
    • adherence to the brief.
  4. The prize is awarded to the highest scoring candidate.
  5. Candidates may be asked to present at the Perinatal Trainees’ conference.
  6. Maximum 400 words. 

Closing date: Sunday 1 March 2020, 11:59pm.

Submit your poster abstract now.

Exhibition space is available and we welcome enquiries - please contact to discuss your requirements.

Before you book your place please read the college cancellation policy.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Katie Newton

Contact number: 020 3701 2618

Event Location

Location: RCPsych, Prescot Street, London E1 8BB