Supporting women who have serious mental illness in planning a pregnancy
16 February 2021: A suite of new preconception resources to be used at all reviews for women with serious mental illness has been launched by Public Health England, King’s College London, NHS England & NHS Improvement, and Tommy’s. The resources include a guide for health professionals to help deliver preconception care to women with SMI (available from the other resources for professionals drop down list below)
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- Chair's Blog
- a feature on the Nottingham Psychiatric Archive
- information about our first ever virtual conference
- the medical student essay prize winner
- small project grant applications
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- Primary Care Mental Health (2nd edition)
- Models of Care
- Why QI? A guide to quality improvement (PDF)
- Good mental health services for young people (PDF)
- Compassion in care: ten things you can do to make a difference (PDF)
- Improving physical health for people with mental illness: what can be done? (PDF)
- Acute Care Commission: General Adult faculty final response (PDF)
- CR 164 - Parents as patients: Supporting the needs of patients who are parents and their children. (PDF)
Better Data, Better Care: Understanding & using data for quality improvement
Friday 22 February 2019
All the available presentations from the event have been posted here for information.
All presentations are the intellectual property of the author and may not be copied or distributed nor may any information, images or data included in these presentations be reproduced without prior written consent of the author.
What we can learn from NHS Benchmarking Data (PDF) by Stephen Watkins
Purposeful and productive community services (PDF) by Dr Ranjeet Shah
Making sense of the numbers: A whole system approach from Sheffield (PDF) by Dr Helen Crimlisk
SNOMED CT in Mental Health (PDF) by Denise Downs
Democratising Data for Patient Care (PDF) by Mark Hayter
From board to floor & floor to Board What Information is at your fingertips to improve care (PDF) by Dr Geraldine Strathdee
RCPsych Demand and Capacity work (PDF) by Dr Andy Moore
Lambeth – a Live example of applying information to improving population health (PDF) by Edward Davie
Whole System Integrated Care Mental Health Dashboard (PDF) by Priya Ramanah
This guide for health professionals in primary and secondary care will be of particular relevance to general adult psychiatrists working with women with SMI of childbearing age. It provides the latest evidence to support health care professionals during routine appointments to promote awareness of physical and mental health issues which can contribute to healthy pregnancies and allow women to feel supported and empowered to make reproductive choices, whether or not they are planning a pregnancy.