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Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives

Friday 14 December 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives
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“Every suicide is a preventable death and there’s so much more we can do to reduce the number of people lost to it. The Zero Suicide Alliance’s new training and awareness tools will help health and care staff recognise the signs and step in before it’s too late, as well ensuring openness and transparency when suicides do occur.” Matt Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 11 October 2019. Read more here

“The Prime Minister has announced £2 million in funding for the Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) over the next 2 years. The funding will help to reduce suicides across the NHS, with the aim of achieving zero inpatient suicides.” Department of Health 11th October 2018

This conference will provide you with national updates and practical case studies aimed at delivering the national ambition of zero suicide. Throughout the day you will take an in depth look at the effectiveness of suicide interventions, the importance of early intervention and crisis aversion.

“The latest UK suicide figures show that on average just under 6,000 people take their own lives every year.” Ruth Sutherland Chief Executive of Samaritans August 2018

“The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health set out clear recommendations on suicide prevention and reduction, and made a commitment to reduce suicides by 10% nationally by 2020/21. Alongside this, Secretary of State announced a zero suicide ambition for mental health inpatients in January of this year.” NHS England 2018

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to save lives through suicide prevention  
  • Learn from the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health
  • Understand the practicalities of setting the ambition at zero
  • Reflect on national developments and learning
  • Learn from outstanding practice in delivering a zero suicide programme
  • Develop your skills in suicide mitigation
  • Understand how you can improve collaborative working across organisations to deliver zero suicide
  • Identify key strategies for delivering suicide surveillance and postvention support
  • Ensure effective investigation, review and learning from Suicide deaths
  • Self-assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleague

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