Presentations and recordings from NSPA Conference 2021

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The recordings and presentation slides from each of our plenary sessions and workshops are now available and can be accessed by clicking on the links below each session title. If you wish to use any of the slides, please ensure that you acknowledge the author and organisation.

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Plenary sessions

  • Welcome: Brian Dow and Jacqui Morrissey, NSPA Co-Chairs
  • Dennis Baldwin, NSPA Lived Experience Influencer
  • Update on the National Strategy, including the impact and response to Covid-19: Professor Louis Appleby, Lead, National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manchester
  • Real-time surveillance – the national picture, and a local approach: Tammy Coles, National Programme Manager for Public Health England, Arvinder Kaur Duggal, Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst for Public Health England, and Barney Thorne, Civilian Manager and Suicide Prevention lead for Leicestershire Police
  • Lessons learned and the impact of waves 1-3 of NHS England funding: Jay Nairn, Programme Lead and Advisor for NHS England
  • Video message on progress against national strategy and ministerial priorities: Nadine Dorries, MP, Minister for Patient Safety, Suicide Prevention and Mental Health
  • Rosie Wilson, NSPA Lived Experience Influencer
  • Reducing online harms – national work, and a local approach: Dr Lydia Grace, Policy & Research Programme Manager at Samaritans, Hayley Martin, Programme Manager at East Sussex County Council, and Ian Marsh, Reader in the School of Allied and Public Health at Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Catherine McGill, NSPA Lived Experience Influencer
  • Closing comments: Brian Dow and Jacqui Morrissey, NSPA Co-Chairs

Morning workshops

  • Stepping Back Safely: Involving carers and family members in support and safety planning: Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • Delivering suicide prevention work virtually during the pandemic: results from our evaluation on working with men in crisis: James’ Place
  • Speak Their Name: Peer support in the creation of the Greater Manchester Suicide Memorial Quilt – Greater Manchester Health and Social Care

Afternoon workshops

  • Exposing (and reducing) the link between domestic abuse and suicide: Kent and Medway Suicide Prevention Team and Oasis Domestic Abuse Service
  • ‘Warning Signs’ – reaching out to middle aged men: How to design and implement a successful campaign using a social marketing approach: Sussex Health and Care Partnership and Social Marketing Gateway
  • Bereavement support: Considering the essential elements of a practical postvention service: Tomorrow project
    • Recording
    • Presentation slides (coming soon)