Pregnant women and new mums in mental health funding boost
Twenty areas across England are to receive funding to provide more support for pregnant women and new mothers with severe mental health problems.
NHS England is spending £40m on doctors and other specialist mental health workers as part of its drive to help 30,000 more women by 2021.
At present, more than half of the country provides only basic services.
One in five women experiences severe depression or in some cases psychosis around the time of childbirth.
Buddying The funding will pay for more nurses and psychiatrists to provide specialist care for women in their homes and in maternity... read more
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