News and Events Archive

Posted: February 4th, 2016

In 2014, a total of 6,122 suicides of people aged 10 and over were registered in the UK, 120 fewer than in 2013 (a 2% decrease).

Posted: November 19th, 2015

Dr. McDonnell’s research was referred to during the debate.

Posted: October 6th, 2015

Dr. Sharon McDonnell was short listed at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Greater Manchester Clinical Research Award.

Posted: September 24th, 2015

A revised version of the 'Help is at Hand' guidebook was developed by Public Health England (PHE).

Posted: September 24th, 2015

The Manchester annual suicide bereavement conference entitled  ‘Bridging the Gap Between What we Know and What we Do’ was held at the Manchester Conference Centre on 24th September 2015.

Posted: July 22nd, 2015

We collected information on all suicides in the UK between 2003-2013. Suicide figures show different patterns across the UK countries. In the general population suicide rates are higher in Scotland and Northern Ireland but recent rises have occurred mainly in England and Wales - the rate in Scotland has fallen over the last decade.

Posted: February 19th, 2015

The National Suicide Prevention Strategy Advisory Group Annual Report is published today.

Posted: January 20th, 2015

This inquiry provides an analysis and evaluation of the current state of local suicide prevention plans in England, following on from All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Suicide and Self-harm Prevention’s previous report on Local Suicide Prevention Plans that was published in January 2013.