How to support patients who are at risk of suicide
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How to support patients who are at risk of suicide

Ruth Wood Journalist

Having a terminal or life-limiting illness can increase a person’s risk of taking their own life. Find out how to have compassionate conversations and offer support

When Robin Walton was a nursing student on a London hospital ward in the 1960s, a patient climbed out of the window one day and jumped to his death.

Nursing Standard. 37, 8, 24-26. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.8.24.s14

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