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Perinatal Mental Health Annual Meeting

Start: 06/05/2021 09:00
End: 07/05/2021 17:00

Location: Online
Programme: Perinatal Mental Health - 2021.pdf

This virtual two-day course will cover the entire spectrum of maternal mental disorders in pregnancy and the first year following childbirth.

The diverse programme has been updated to reflect the current COVID-19 pandemic with content with specifically relating to how this is impacting women. 

The programme features leading experts, with talks, Q&As and workshops to reflect the HEE PMH Competency Framework objectives.

Learning objectives

  • Empower O&G doctors, midwives and allied healthcare professionals to identify the aetiology, nature and course of mental health problems in pregnancy and the first year following childbirth

  • Understand the characteristics of disorders in the perinatal period

  • Reflect on the role of stigma as a barrier to effective identification and management of mental disorders

  • Learn about the current developments in relation to services, care pathways and clinical networks

  • Understanding integrated care models in the management of perinatal mental

  • Recognise the impact of untreated maternal mental health problems on the developing fetus and infant

  • Understand the role of fathers in perinatal mental health care

  • Develop knowledge on the current effective interventions to improve the quality of the parent infant relationship

  • Learn how to contribute to the development and provision of services

 Peer feedback

“The event was amazing. It covered an array of useful topics, relevant to my role. I have found the opportunity to meet others and share contact details for future networking.” – Delegate, 2019

 Who should attend

  • All clinicians in obstetrics and gynaecology

  • Midwives

  • Neonatologists

  • Nurse specialists

  • Medical students

  • Obstetric anaesthetists and physicians 


Course Organisers

Dr Karen Joash MRCOG, London

Dr Maddalena Miele DPhil, MRCPsych, London

Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT) for this event is:

Band A including UK rates:

  • Standard Rate – £410.00
  • Fellow/Member/Associate Rate – £368.00
  • Trainee Rate – £330.00
  • Allied Healthcare ProfessionalRate – £275.00

Band B and C rate:

  • Standard rate: £205.00

View the country bandings here 

How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event
  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  4. Return to this page
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in

Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form, then email it to, although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount.

For any queries regarding this event, please contact:

Andreia Dias, Senior Events Co-ordinator

Jessica Thorn, Events Administrator

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Breckwold – Sponsorship and Exhibitions Lead

You need to be logged in to the RCOG website to make an online booking. Please go to the log-in page.