I have been invited to join the Marcé Society’s ‘Father’s Special Interest Group’ who are devising a white paper on the care and provision for fathers in the perinatal period. I am hoping I will be able to discuss with the Board of the Marcé Society the inclusion of a Focus on Fathers. Updates to […]
Mark and I have developed a Journal for Fathers to be used in conjunction with the father who is receiving ‘Listening Visits’. The journal captures thoughts about the Listening Visits, what was anticipated, what happened and what happens next. The Journal also contains a diary outliningthe consumption and timing of food and alcoholthe number of cigarettes […]
Mark and I had our article on ‘Fathers’ Mental Health’ published in the BJM in January 2020.What is more, it made the headlines!!!
Back on my home turf, I had the opportunity to co-train with the iHV in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health. We hosted 19 participants from all across Wales who shared their experiences. As a result, this helped to make the 2 days extremely productive and enjoyable. In light of this training they are all now […]
Emma and I met at a halfway point at the Severn Bridge Service Station. Emma is a post doctoral member of the the Marcé Society and I am mentoring her, at least I hope I am of some help! Emma would like to publish the findings from her PhD both in journals and in a […]
Mark, Maria Barvetta and I met with Mark Drakeford, when he was the Health Minister, to discuss the possibility of a new Mother and Baby Unit in Wales. The building remains under discussion with a new unit planned to open sometime in 2021
GOLD – Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health’Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health’ by Dr Jane Hanley, Phd, RGN, RMN, Dip HV, Dip Couns FRSPH. Duration: 540 Mins; Credits: Handout: No …I spent 2 hours being recorded on Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health. The first hour was relaying the frameworks and how to listen effectively […]
Prof Lisa Segre from Iowa University, USA, has been in contact with an obstetrician working in Imperial College, who is interested in working with mothers who support other mothers and would like to provide training in Empathetic Listening to the volunteers. As this is a small project, Lisa felt it would be good to have […]
Once again, we met over Zoom to discuss the possibility of introducing Listening Visits into ICU. It was a very positive meeting and the student’s supervisor joined us and added a great deal of support to the conversation, where we clarified a few points about the programme I had presented. Both the student and her […]
Had my first 5 paperback and 2 hardback copies of our new book ‘Fathers and Perinatal Mental Health’. Mark has received the same. It looks very smart and am so proud of all those who helped to produce such a great book!