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Suicide

Wirral Suicide Audits:

  • Wirral Suicide Audit 2016 (produced September 2017)
    The 2016 audit is based on cases examined by the Liverpool Coroner during 2016 (calendar year)

  • Wirral Suicide Audit 2015 (produced January 2017)
    The 2015 audit is based on cases examined by the Liverpool Coroner during 2015 (calendar year)

  • Wirral Suicide Audit 2014 (produced May 2016)
    The 2014 audit is based on cases examined by the Liverpool Coroner during 2014 (calendar year)

  • Wirral Suicide Audit 2013  (produced January 2016)
    The 2013 audit includes cases examined by the Coroner during 2013 (calendar year). The date of death may not necessarily have been during 2013 however, as historically, some cases took time to arrive at Coroner court. Following a local re-organisation (from December 2013, Wirral cases now fall within the jurisdiction of the Liverpool Coroner) and delays have been significantly reduced.


Further information

Suicide Prevention Profile for Wirral
This national profile produced by PHE brings together nationally available data on suicide, risk factors for suicide and service contacts for groups at increased risk of suicide. The data is presented at local level to help develop understanding, and support benchmarking, commissioning and service improvement.

Preventing suicide in England: Third progress report of the cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives:
The third progress report of the suicide prevention strategy sets out what's being done to reduce deaths by suicide in England. These updates will help to meet the recommendations of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health relevant to suicide prevention: to reduce the number of suicides by 10% by the year ending March 2021.


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