News and events

Accreditation training is taking place on Thursday 15 October from 1pm–4pm. This training is essential for any clinicians working within a perinatal mental health service who wish to become accreditation reviewers for the Perinatal Quality Network. It is also designed to prepare services wishing to apply for accreditation for the process ahead.

This event is taking place virtually, details about how to join the training will be sent out prior to the event.

Registration for this event is now closed.

For further information about this event, please contact the PQN project team at

The PQN Annual Forum will be taking place virtually on Monday 2 November. We are pleased to announce that registration is now open. Registration for mums and members of the network is free and for non-members, it's £55.

If you are not a member of the network but would like to attend our Annual Forum, please register to attend.

Webinar #4 - Tuesday 15 September 2020

This webinar was jointly presented by perinatal mental health teams based in Staffordshire and West London. They talked about how they have been running online psychological interventions and discussed the logistics of their programme.

Webinar #3 - Thursday 23 July 2020

This webinar was hosted by Sarah Owens, a Community Perinatal Peer Support Worker from the Surrey and Borders Perinatal Mental Health Service. Sarah talked about how to cope with COVID-19 in a Perinatal Community Team.

Webinar #2 - Monday 22 June 2020

This webinar was presented by Mark Williams, an International Campaigner who is passionate about paternal mental health and why supporting all parents for their mental health will have far better outcomes for the family and the development of the child. He founded International Fathers' Mental Health Day and the #Howareyoudad campaign, for better services for new dads.

Webinar #1 - Thursday 28 May 2020

Hosted by Hayley Grainger, Nursery Nurse from the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

The webinar covered navigating the COVID-19 risk and worries with mothers, and addressed some perinatal nursery nurse concerns regarding COVID-19 and highlight possible impacts of COVID-19 on the mother and infant.

You can access recordings of all our webinars on the dedicated CCQI Webinars page.

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