Why spotting suicide risk is every nurse’s concern
Erin Dean Freelance health journalist
With a government target to reduce suicide, there is growing awareness that prevention is an issue for clinicians in all sorts of settings, not simply mental health
One person dies by suicide every 90 minutes in the UK. This shocking figure is one of the statistics driving a new programme to reduce suicide rates in England.
Nursing Standard. 33, 4,39-41. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.4.39.s20