News and Events Archive

Posted: May 2nd, 2018

Posted: May 1st, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Sharon McDonnell who was awarded 2nd place in the University of Manchester's staff volunteer of the year award. This was awarded to Sharon for all the fantastic work that she done in suicide bereavement.

Posted: April 18th, 2018

Dr Sharon McDonnell was invited to present at the 51st Annual American Association of Suicideology Conference in Washington DC.

Posted: February 21st, 2018

Another successful PABBS suicide bereavement training day in Manchester. Attendees included psychiatric nurses, serious incident investigators, prison staff and researchers etc. Scotland, Wales and England were represented on this training event. Feedback on the evaluation forms was exceptional.

Posted: January 31st, 2018

Suicide Bereavement UK team attended the NSPA Conference at the Oval in London on January 31st 2018 to keep up-to-date with current findings in the field of suicide prevention. The following link, provides presentation slides.

Posted: December 1st, 2017

We are thrilled that Papyrus have taken the time to include information about the National Suicide Bereavement Survey in their newsletter.

Posted: November 27th, 2017

AOIC Conference told of new survey by expert


Posted: November 15th, 2017

Dr Sharon McDonnell will be presenting pilot findings from the national suicide prevention survey in Westminster on the 15th November 2017, which has been kindly organised by Madeleine Moon (Bridgend MP).  This research project is a collaboration between the University of Manchester an

Posted: November 8th, 2017

The Global Mental Health and Cultural Psychiatry research group, based at the University of Manchester are organising the 7th Culture and International Mental Health Conference on the 8th November 2017.

Posted: November 1st, 2017

Dr. Sharon McDonnell will be presenting her work in suicide bereavement research at the Independent Funeral Directors annual conference at the Leceister Tigers stadium, in Leceistershire.

Posted: October 28th, 2017

Dr Sharon McDonnell is the Keynote speaker  at the Association of Independent Celebrants annual conference on the 28th October 2017 and

Posted: October 14th, 2017

Dr Sharon McDonnell is the keynote speaker at the Cruse Bereavement Care North East Region in Murton, Sunderland on Saturday October 14th 2017.