New £5m pot for perinatal mental health services

Gammie, J. HSJ. Published online: 19 August 2016

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  • NHS England announces £5m perinatal community services development fund
  • STPs, commissioners and providers can bid for money to expand services for women with mental health problems during or after pregnancy
  • Fund is part of £365m plan to expand perinatal support to an extra 30,000 women a year by 2020-21

Commissioners and providers must show how they can reach more new and expecting mothers with serious mental health problems if they are to get a slice of a new £5m investment fund.

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