Mental Health Services: Mothers

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 8th July 2019.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

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.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

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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