HC Deb 22 June 1998 vol 314 c394W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance he has given to NHS trusts on the surveillance policies they should operate for patients deemed to be a suicide risk.[46538]

Mr. Boateng

The Department has not given specific guidance to trusts on this issue but has published advice in the following documents: 'The Prevention of Suicide' and the Health Advisory Service manual 'Suicide Prevention—The Challenge Confronted', commissioned by the Department.

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