Postnatal Care Policy for the Western Cape and other exciting news..

New Postnatal Care Policy for the Western Cape!

Postnatal Care Policy

The PMHP contributed substantially to this policy which now includes a requirement for screening, referral and adequate follow up of mothers with depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use problems. The mental health screening tool on the clinic checklist includes the brief tool validated by PMHP at our Hanover Park research project.

The accompanying policy guideline document for health workers includes large sections written by PMHP, pertaining to maternal mental health: risks, signs, symptoms, detection and management.

Find all the documents relating to the new policy here

Read more about our latest publications and trainings in our latest Newsletter

PMHP newsletter June 2016

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Posted on June 23, 2016, in Maternal Mental Health, Mental Health and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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