[PDF] Time for action on perinatal mental health care in Northern Ireland

Source:
NSPCC
Publisher:
NSPCC
Publication date:
01 November 2018

Abstract

This report looks at the perspectives of health visitors and midwives in Northern Ireland who provide a universal service to women and families during the perinatal period. It describes their experiences of identifying and responding to women and families affected by perinatal mental illness. The report highlights considerable challenges that are impacting on the primary care being provided to women and families in Northern Ireland.