AIMH News

Here are our latest news items, older items are available in our archive.

29-Sep-2017
‘Working Effectively with Fathers in the Perinatal Period’ - Friday 29th September 2017. Speakers confirmed: Professor Paul Ramchandani (Why Fathers are Important) Dr Hilary Kennedy (Video Feedback with Fathers) Dr Raquib Ibrahim (Mellow Babies with Fathers) Dr Sebastian Kraemer (Working with the Triad) Joanna Tucker (Parent-infant psychotherapy with the Triad) Dr Anita-Schrader-McMillian (Steps to Safety for...
14-Mar-2017
Please click on link above for details around this year's Infant Mental Health Awareness week. Do get involved, and get your local MP, Councillors and Commissioners into the frame as well. In terms of advocating for the provision of infant mental health services and all the different kinds of help we can offer to vulnerable families in pregnancy and the early years, please feel free to take anything you like out of the attachment (see...
10-Mar-2017
On Tuesday 7 March, Public Health England published Child Health Profiles 2017 which present data across 32 key health indicators of child health and wellbeing. The profiles provide a snapshot of child health and wellbeing for each local authority in England and are designed to help local organisations understand the health needs of their community and work in partnership to improve health in their local area. Alongside the PDF...
10-Mar-2017
The Best Start in Life Knowledge Hub brings together information and evidence to help commissioners, providers and professionals in commissioning for better outcomes during pregnancy and in the early years. It supports Public Health England’s national priority of ensuring every child has the Best Start in Life: every woman experiencing a healthy pregnancy; every child ready to learn at 2; every child ready for school at 5; and a reduction...
03-Feb-2017
This monthly eBulletin aims to provide high quality, up-to-date information on children's psychological and emotional wellbeing and mental health. 
30-Jan-2017
This the first RCPCH report on the ‘State of Child Health in the UK’. The report represents an immense amount of work, expertly led, executed with attention to detail and involving a wide range of staff and members offering their time and expertise.....this report can be accessed from the Libray page, Author RCPCH   
27-Jan-2017
PHE England - Child and Maternal Health Knowledge Update highlighting the latest news, events, reports, research and other resources relating to children, young people's and maternal health. 
27-Jan-2017
This newsletter bring you the latest news form the sector and government as the focus heightens on preparing for the 30 hours delivery from 1st September of this year.
27-Jan-2017
A reminder to all of this excellent book - 'Finding Your Way With Your Baby' - Dilys Daws, AIMH UK Co-Founder/Current Advisor, Alexandra Rementeria from the Tavistock and Portman - First Prize in Popular Medicine from the British Medical Association (BMA) Book Awards for their book Alexandra writes: The BMA awards prizes in 20 categories annually to recognize outstanding contributions to medical literature and we were honoured to...
27-Jan-2017
PHE England's monthly eBulletin aims to provide high quality, up-to- date information on children's psychological and emotional wellbeing and mental health.  
27-Jan-2017
PHE England's monthly Perinatal and Infant Mental Health eBulletin highlighting the latest resources relating to perinatal and infant mental health 
06-Jan-2017
Child and Maternal Health Knowledge Update highlights the latest news, events, reports, research and other resources relating to children, young people's and maternal health. 
02-Jan-2017
This is an exciting time for AIMH (UK). We are currently in transition to becoming a registered charity to enable us to widen the provision/services we offer to practitioners, to parents and the wider community. We are working too, with the International Journal of Birth and Parent Education (IJBPE) and have produced two Best Practice Guides to accompany the Journal, to date. We will be working with the IJBPE for a fixed amount of time and...
30-Dec-2016
Public Health England's December 2016 Perinatal and Infant Mental Health eBulletin highlighting the latest resources relating to perinatal and infant mental health 
27-Dec-2016
Back to basics here. A really good summary of attachment theory plus its clinical applications in this paper, by Zeanah, Berlin and Boris (access from the Library page, under Author  - 'Z', Zeanah, Charles H et al) very useful reference for anyone working with children, especially those at risk, or already in the care system. Plus, another paper looking at attachment disorganisation from a psychoanalytic perspective, elaborating...