The Trust hosts a biennial Postnatal Depression Study Day in Newquay. The day, which is free to attend, is aimed at those health and social work professionals who may come into contact with women suffering from perinatal mental health problems including postnatal depression. Those attending include GPs, Health Visitors, midwives, psychiatrists, mental health nurses.
The days involves talks from eminent professionals in the field of perinatal mental health from all over the country as well as more informal talks from former sufferers describing their own personal experience.
Past speakers include Dr Jo Black, Consultant Psychiatrist, Exeter; Dr Adrian Flynn, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Cornwall Partnership Trust; Professor Vivette Glover, Professor of Perinatal Psychobiology, Imperial College; Dr Alain Gregoire, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, Southampton and Clinical Director of Mental Health, South Central Strategic Health Authority; Dr Jane Morrell, Research Leader, Department of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield; Dr Susan Pawlby, Institute of Psychiatry; Dr Sue Smith, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cardiff.