In 2013 Surrey County Council became responsible for a number of Public Health functions: Health improvement for the population of Surrey – especially for the most disadvantaged. Informing and advising all relevant agencies (such as schools, police, nursing homes and the health services) on health protection issues alongside Public Health England. For example, flooding and threats of infectious diseases such as measles, meningitis and TB. Providing professional Public Health advice to the six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), the borough and district councils and all those who commission health and social care services.
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Kingston Upon Thames
How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?
Surrey County Council coordinate a partnership suicide prevention group. This group includes health commissioners, health and social care providers, acutes, police, offender health and voluntary organisations. We use local and national data to identify key priorities. We work with partners agencies to reduce suicides and support people bereaved by suicide.