Co-ordinated care for women with postnatal depression
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Co-ordinated care for women with postnatal depression

Anne Poustie Community Psychiatric Nurse, Forfar Infirmary
Elizabeth Drumm Community Psychiatric Nurse, Mental Health Resource Centre, Dundee

In many cases, postnatal depression is not identified or treated early enough, often as a result of poor co-ordination between the health professionals involved. This article outlines a project to develop multidisciplinary working to improve the care provision for women with postnatal depression.

Nursing Standard. 11, 16, 34-37. doi: 10.7748/ns1997.01.11.16.34.c2434