There has been much interest in Theresa May’s plans to do more to help those particularly young people, with mental health conditions. In her speech at the Charity Commission, the Prime Minister announced a number of pledges including a new review of employment and mental health and expansion of digital services. She also launched […]
Current government policy priority is to extend health services to a full ‘seven-day NHS’ The paper found that the incidence of suicide was 12-15 percent lower at the weekend
A new study from The University of Manchester, prompted by current government policy for a ‘seven-day NHS’, has found that suicide deaths by mental health patients are actually lower at the weekends. A current government policy priority is to extend health services to a full ‘seven-day NHS’, partly due to claims that patients admitted at […]
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.
Researchers from The University of Manchester’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness investigated whether suicides were related to the way mental health services were organised based on staff and patient surveys, national databases and other records. Their report “Healthy Services and Safer Patients” is based on 13,960 patient suicides from 2004-12.