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Mental Health Services: Mothers

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 270735, tabled on 28 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of identification of maternal mental health problems during maternal postnatal checks.

Answered on

8 July 2019

The Department has not made any such assessment.

NHS England is commissioning further work to establish a clearer picture of current practice.

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Department of Health and Social Care