Rebecca Chilvers, Neonatal Clinical Psychology Lead, Evelina Hospital. Neonatal Mental Health Awareness Week Psychologist

Dr Rebecca Chilvers leads the Neonatal Clinical Psychology service at Evelina London, St Thomas’ Hospital. She is the newly appointed chair of a national network of psychologists specialising in work in NICUs and PICUs. Rebecca is passionate about providing easily accessible psychological support to families and staff. She regularly delivers teaching, training and consultation to students and the neonatal team. In 2018 she worked with Fi Glover and Sarah Cuddon to produce ‘The Expressing Room’ for BBC Radio 4- a documentary about life on the neonatal unit. She also featured in The Mumsnet Babies Podcasts series in 2017. Rebecca is the mother of three boys and lives in North London.

Facts & Figures

79% of parents said a neonatal stay affected their mental health

Leo’s saw a 337% increase in need due to COVID-19

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