Perinatal Mental Health programme updated with inclusive language - elearning for healthcare
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Perinatal Mental Health programme updated with inclusive language

Louise Garrahan, 10 January 2024
Perinatal Mental Health

The Perinatal Mental Health elearning programme has been updated with more inclusive language and imagery for learners.

The four updated sessions now reference birthing partners and chest feeding plus gender neutral images feature on the programme homepage.

Developed in partnership between NHS England and elearning for healthcare, the programme supports the workforce to better care for people with perinatal mental health issues.

Since it launched in February 2016 the training has been accessed by more than 18,000 learners including midwives, school nurses and health visitors.

Feedback for the programme has been positive:

Excellent module which has enhanced my learning and will change my practice. Thanks.” Physician

The programme and materials are excellent. I am really enjoying working through them and value having this opportunity. Thank you.” Occupational Therapist

For more information and to access the updated sessions, please visit the Perinatal Mental Health programme page.

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