Summary of report contentAn in-depth qualitative research study conducted between September 2018 and May 2019 that explored the experience of 18 mothers from Lambeth with mild to moderate mental health problems at perinatal stage. The views of 12 health and social care professionals on their confidence to support mothers and their knowledge on the relevant services mothers can access were also sought. The perinatal stage spans from pregnancy into the first year after birth.
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Lambeth Perinatal Mental Health Research
Date of publication
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
Date evidence capture began
Saturday, 1 September, 2018
Date evidence capture finished
Thursday, 30 May, 2019
Type of report
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner?
Yes. Healthwatch England gave a small funding.
Primary research method used
How was the information collected?
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced?
Primary care services
Secondary care services
Psychiatry/mental health (hospital services)
Mental health services
Psychiatry / mental health (other services)
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report
Number of people who shared their views
All people 18 and over
Specific ethnicity if known
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Types of health and care professionals engaged
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?