Appendix 1: Definitions
Woman – The eligible woman within MBU care receiving treatment.
Partner – Partner, Father or main carer
Children – Children up to the age of 16
Journey – A journey consists of travel from home address or place of current residence to an MBU to home address/ residence. This may include multiple parts or multiple forms of transport.
Mother and Baby Unit (MBU) – Inpatient perinatal mental health care for mothers and babies – currently located in NHS Lothian (St John's) and NHS GGC (Leverndale). It does not include transitional care.