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Category list : Suicide

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  • Stress and Depression

    Rates of suicide ‘worrying’ among patients with autismSubscription

    News26 May, 2017

    Suicide rates among people with autism in England have reached “worryingly” high levels, according to researchers.

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    DH orders independent investigation after nurse suicideSubscription

    News10 May, 2017

    Disciplinary processes in the NHS are to come under the microscope after ministers ordered an independent investigation into the death of a nurse, which attracted widespread media attention last year.

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    Female nurses at higher risk of suicide than other womenSubscription

    News17 March, 2017

    The risk of suicide among female nurses is 23% above the national average, while care workers in general are at higher risk, according to latest data revealed.

  • Mental Health Depression

    Need for better nurse training in suicide risk awarenessSubscription

    News16 March, 2017

    Suicide awareness training should be mandatory for health professionals working with high risk groups, the Royal College of Nursing has said in response to a critical report from MPs.

  • Prison

    Nurse training 'must improve to reduce prison suicides'Subscription

    News17 February, 2017

    Mental health nurses working in prisons are facing a series of problems including insufficient training to help people who are considering killing themselves, and too little experience of working in acute settings, according to a new charity report on suicide prevention in prisons.

  • Depression

    Scale of avoidable suicide ‘unacceptable’, say MPsSubscription

    News19 December, 2016

    Nurses working in primary care should receive better training in identifying patients who may be contemplating taking their own lives, according to a report on suicide prevention by MPs.

  • 'Suicide prevention: we must work hard to communicate and connect with people at risk''

    'Suicide prevention: we must work hard to communicate and connect with people at risk'Subscription

    Opinion1 November, 2016

    It seems as if there is an awareness day for everything now. My favourite, which is coincidentally on my birthday, is National Lumpy Rug Awareness Day. However, this blog is about a day that is close to my heart: World Suicide Prevention Day, which this year was on 10 September.

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    Study questions value of locking psychiatric ward doorsSubscription

    News29 July, 2016

    Locked-door policies in mental health hospitals are no better than open doors at preventing patient suicide or unauthorised absence, according to a study.

  • Exam stress linked to teen suicideSubscription

    NHS Choices31 May, 2016

    “First detailed study into 130 [teen] suicide cases in England finds range of common anxieties,” The Guardian reports, citing factors including exam stress, bullying and bereavement.

  • Young Woman Depression

    Call for early intervention to head off teen suicide Subscription

    News26 May, 2016

    Nurses and other health professionals can play a key role in preventing young people taking their own lives by identifying risks and factors that may be the “final straw”, says the first in-depth national study of child suicides.

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