Gloria is the Perinatal Clinical Nurse Manager for the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service that is being established by Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust in Milton Keynes.
Gloria has always taken an interest in the impact of mental illness during the Perinatal period on women and their families. She is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and has a qualification in Perinatal Mental Health.
Gloria has worked in a variety of mental health settings, and for the past 6 years has been the Lead Practitioner for Perinatal Mental Health in MK which has provided the opportunity to raise the awareness of Perinatal Mental Health in the local area.
Gloria is passionate about collaborative care both regionally and locally. She is part of the Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network and a formative member of the Milton Keynes Perinatal Mental Health Collaborative.
Gloria has coordinated and facilitated various Perinatal MH training events across MK and is keen to equip others to develop their skills and knowledge in this area. She is excited to see the raising of National Awareness of Perinatal Mental Health and to be part of developing local services in Milton Keynes.