Maternity Care (Mental Health and Wellbeing Support)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 4 February 2021.

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Caithness health action team has reported that travel from Caithness to Raigmore hospital, in Inverness, and being many miles away from home and family, are negatively affecting some women’s mental health.

It advocates use of the model that is currently operating in NHS Orkney for maternity services. Will the health team work with NHS Highland and others to ascertain the pros and cons of that model for Caithness?