The government has taken action following our campaign for better postnatal checks for new mums… and has committed to undertaking a review of GP perinatal checks
Last year, thousands of parents and supporters backed our #HiddenHalf campaign and took action to fight for better postnatal checks for new mums.
This review is huge progress and together we made it happen!
Now, the government has committed to a review of GP perinatal checks for mothers in 2019. This is huge win for the campaign.
We launched the #HiddenHalf campaign in Summer 2017 and, with your help, have been lobbying MPs and ministers for better postnatal checks.
In all, 80 MPs and three health ministers came on board, taking #HiddenHalf all the way to the Secretary of State for Health.
Together we can take this over the line and make real change for parents. This year we will be asking you, our volunteers and members, to keep up the pressure on the government before this is discussed again in the Autumn.
With your help, we’ll continue to press governments across the UK to making sure all parents who experience postnatal mental illness are diagnosed and get the help they need.
A big thank you for all your help and support.
You can read more about our fantastic progress across the UK here.