Starting Well Fund webinar: Co-producing maternity & early years support

The Starting Well Fund, run by the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England and Improvement, aims to improve health outcomes for children from pre-conception to two and a half years old in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups, and those living in areas of high deprivation.

Join the Maternity Consortium’s free webinar sharing learning from the Starting Well Fund, their partners and service users on co-production of maternity and early years support.


  • Overview of the Starting Well Fund – Department of Health and Social Care.
  • Co-producing a perinatal mental health service, support groups and courses with Muslim women – Kate Beed, Head of EDI and Engagement at CPSL Mind and Safura Houghton, Managing Director at The Lantern Initiative.
  • Working with local NHS maternity services in the co-production of referral pathways and working with service users on peer support offers – Adrienne McKie, Team Lead at Lancashire Women.
  • Making services more inclusive and decision-making – Shabana Qureshi, Women Wellbeing Manager at Ashiana Community Project.
  • Q&A panel

The event takes place online at 2pm on 31st March. You can register for the event here.