Antenatal and postnatal mental health NICE guideline CG192. Practical implications for GPs. (Published by GPCPC September 2023 and Endorsed by RCGP)
This document, written as a series of ten concise Q&As, was first written in 2015. It is for GPs and other staff who work in primary care or universal services.
Important messages are to recognise disclosure of any symptoms as a ‘red flag’ to listen and explore carefully, and not to stop psychiatric drugs immediately and suddenly if a woman becomes pregnant.
The document has been updated in 2023, taking into account changes in specialist services since its initial publication.
GPCPC (GPs Championing Perinatal Care) is a network of UK General Practitioners (GPs) working together to improve perinatal care in primary care.