The service provides assessment, treatment and care for women suffering from mental health problems associated with pregnancy and childbirth including severe post-natal depression and puerperal psychosis.

The service admits adult patients who are aged 16 and over.

The mental health team on The Parent and Baby Unit include:

  • Consultant Psychiatrists
  • Junior Doctor
  • Team Leader
  • Deputy Team Leaders
  • Mental Health Nurses
  • Health Care Support workers
  • Nursery Nurses
  • Health visitor
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Ward Clerk
  • Housekeeper

Mental Health Perinatal (Parent and Baby Unit) Contact Details

The Parent & Baby Unit
St. Chad's House
St. George’s Hospital
Corporation Street
ST16 3AG

Tel: 01785 221560 (Ward)
Tel: 01785 221554 (Secretary)

Harriet Lambah-Heap, Ward Manager