First NIHR Programme Grant
A multi-centre programme of clinical and public health research in support of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England
These pages relate to the 2007-12 NIHR programme. The current programme can be accessed from the left-hand menu.
Every year in England there are over 4,000 suicides and 140,000 people go to hospital following self-harm ('attempted suicide').
The aim of this programme of research is to carry out a series of linked studies, the purpose of which is to:
- improve the management of self-harm
- reduce the incidence of suicide
- provide reliable data to evaluate the impact of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England (2002)
The research is a collaboration between these institutions