Perinatal Trainees Annual Conference 2021

11May

Booking is now closed

Location Online Event
CPD 1 point per hour of educational activity, subject to peer group approval
Non-Member Fee£100
Consultant/ Regular Member Fee£75
Higher Trainee/ SAS/ Subsidised/ Retired Fee£55
Core Trainee/ FY Doctor/ Med Student Fee£35
Perinatal Trainees Annual Conference 2021

Event Information

'The broadening scope of perinatal psychiatry: knowledge and insight from across the globe'

Join us for our annual scientific conference, with latest research and service developments.


The conference programme will be released in March 2021.

  • The conference will take place online using Zoom as a webinar.
  • Participants will be able view a video of the speaker and alongside any slides.
  • Participants can also pose questions, and some speakers may use polling or other interactive features. 
  • All registered participants will have access to a recording for up to two months after the event. 

This event is taking 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

Please register for the conference in advance - booking closes at 09:00am on Monday 10th May 2021.

  • Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference sessions on demand.
  • To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password.
  • This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links.  

Programme Highlights include:

Update on Addictions Psychiatry in the Perinatal Period

Dr Billy Gregg, Consultant in Addictions Psychiatry, Holywell Hospital, Antrim, Northern Ireland  

Cross-cultural considerations in symptom rating scales in Perinatal Psychiatry

Professor Prabha S. Chandra, Head of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India and President Elect - International Association for Women's Mental Health.

Involving service users in the work that we do

Leanne Howlett, Perinatal Service User Representative.

Oral poster presentations  

Perinatal Mental Health in an Obstetric Setting

Miss Kenga Sivarajah, Consultant Obstetrician, Kings College Hospital, London and Dr Hind Khalifeh, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

Perinatal Psychiatry in Low and Middle Income Countries: research and practice in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr Robert C Stewart, Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh and Honorary Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, NHS Lothian, UK; 

Ms Mwawi Ng’oma, Doctoral Fellow, African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI), Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi and St John of God Hospitaller Services, Lilongwe, Malawi;  Dr Olive Liwimbi, Consultant Psychiatrist, Zomba Mental Hospital, Ministry of Health, Malawi; Clinical Lecturer, Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi.

Considering the Sexual and Reproductive health needs of women with severe mental illness

Ms Elana Covshoff, SHRINE Programme Manager and Dr Lucy Blake, Specialist Registrar in General Adult and Older Adult Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust.

Submissions have now closed.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before making your booking. 

For further information, please contact:

Email: chloe.hartley@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Chloe Hartley

Contact number: 020 8618 4218

Event Location

Location: Online Event