Suicide rates for middle-aged men in mental health care up 73%, Man Uni study reveals

More than a thousand men in the care of mental health services are committing suicide every year, a report by The University of Manchester reveals.

Suicides amongst male metal health patients have increased by 29% since 2006 – up to 1,239 a year – according to the report published by the university’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH) today.

University of Manchester wins bid to continue work in mental health and safety

University of Manchester wins bid to continue work in mental health and safety

The University of Manchester’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH) has been awarded a three-year contract by the HealthCare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to continue managing the Mental Health Clinical Outcome Review programme.