This meeting is aimed at all health professionals who care for pregnant women. This includes senior and junior obstetricians, psychiatrists, midwives, general practitioners, psychiatric nurses, counsellors and social workers.
The lectures will be a mix of theory and practical advice, with topics ranging from psychiatric drugs in pregnancy to debriefing after childbirth. Lectures will be delivered by clinicians from a range of disciplines, reflecting the multidisciplinary approach needed to care for these women.
Mr Patrick O’Brien FRCOG, London Dr Elizabeth McDonald MD, London Dr Asma Khalil MB BCh, London
Convenor of Meetings: Professor Jane E Norman FRCOG, Glasgow
Friday 19 September
9.00am REGISTRATION and REFRESHMENTS
Chair: Mr Patrick O'Brien, Consultant Obstetrician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College London Hospitals; NICE Guideline Development Group on Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
Welcome and introduction Mr Patrick O’Brien
Psychiatric causes of maternal death Dr Margaret Oates, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, East Midlands Perinatal Medical Health, Manager Clinical Network, Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust
Affective disorders in the perinatal period Dr Ian Jones, Senior Lecturer in Perinatal Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University
Chair: Dr Elizabeth McDonald, Perinatal Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Homerton University Hospital, London; NICE Guideline Development Group on Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
Substance misuse in pregnancy Dr Judith Myles, Senior Lecturer/Consultant Psychiatrist Clinical Lead – Addictions, South West London and St George’s Mental NHS Trust, Course Director PG Dip/MSc Addictive Behaviour, London