December 2019 – Book by Professor John Cox

I was thrilled to receive, in the post, John Cox’s book entitled ‘Call me William’ , recollecting  John’s fascinating journey both physically and spiritually, as a psychiatrist.  John has been an inspiration to me and I have always admired how he has supported and championed the role of health visitors in perinatal mental health.  I […]

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November 2019 – Training in Listening Visits in North Wales!

Flintshire commissioned PMH Training to deliver the training in Listening Visits (LVs).  Mark and I were delighted as this confirmed that we are THE BEST and MOST EXPERIENCED people to educate and guide Health and Social Practitioners in LVs. The 2 days were a delight and we thoroughly enjoyed the participation, passion and camaraderie we […]

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November 2019 – Indexing our book

Mark and I had agreed that we would arrange to commission someone to index our book.  Our Web Developers kindly agreed and spent 8 hours a day for 4 days compiling the index. Not a mean feat by any stretch of the imagination. Once completed it was sent to the Publishers, Taylor and Francis, which […]

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TRAIN THE TRAINER Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental HealthWe are now offering a ‘Train the Trainer’ course in Listening Visits which provides an awareness of the impact, risk factors, assessment and subsequent management of parents who may encounter problems with their mental health during pregnancy and the first year following childbirth.This CPD accredited course is […]

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September 2019 – Meeting at The Men’s Shed, Llanelli

At the end of the month I visited the Men’s Shed in Llanelli to gauge their responses to the Welsh Shawl.  Tim Isles, the Manager, was more than welcoming and happy to allow me to speak with the men.  I had expected some resistance to the idea of the Welsh Shawl, but indeed was surprised […]

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