GOLD Learning Speakers

UK

Raja Gangopadhyay, MBBS MD DFFP MRCOG Cert Medical Education

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Obstetrics 2019
  • Country: UK
Biography:

Dr Raja Gangopadhyay is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, UK, with a special interest in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire (UK). In conjunction with his multidisciplinary team, Raja has been championing joint approaches to perinatal mental health that take into account infant mental health. Raja is a well-known Trainer in PMH and organises teaching, training and Conference for Obstetricians, Midwives, GP and other healthcare professionals. He is a renowned speaker and has been invited to speak at many National and International events. He obtained a Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Bedfordshire, UK. He has been invited to House of Lords meeting as a member of the Expert panel and organised and chaired events at the House of Commons (UK Parliament). He has been invited to many media interviews (Radio/ Television) and views/ opinions have been quoted in many leading UK newspapers. He is the Founder of the International Forum for Wellbeing In Pregnancy (IFWIP): a unique initiative to raise awareness of mental wellbeing during pregnancy from a global perspective (www.ifwip.org)

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The Importance of Addressing Mental Health & Wellbeing During Pregnancy
The presentation will start with the global statistics of mental health conditions during pregnancy and the economic cost to health and social care. Then the impact of stress and mental health problems during pregnancy will be discussed with an outline of 'Foetal Programming'. Subsequently, the practical aspects of care of Perinatal Mental Health conditions will be elaborated with a focus on screening, Care Planning, use of medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. An outline of the concept of wellbeing will be discussed with lifestyle modification and stress management strategies (NURTURE Approach). Links to further reading and Resources will be provided.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 11  |  Hours / CE Credits: 11.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
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