Professionals' resources: promoting perinatal wellbeing for women, partners and families

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Royal College of General Practitioners Perinatal Mental Health Tookit

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Royal College of Psychiatrists Perinatal Pathways

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Perinatal Mental Health Service – referrals of women experiencing significant mental health difficulties during pregnancy and the first year following a child's birth can be made directly to the specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service. The referral form and additional guidelines may be accessed here:

The completed referral form should be sent securely to Health professionals wishing to discuss a referral may call 0113 855 5505, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

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