Wales' first international Suicide and Self Harm Symposium

Friday 22nd September 2017

All Nations Centre, Sachville Avenue , Heath , Cardiff , CF14 3NY

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This day has been created to help proirity care providers (those who respond to people in crisis) prevent suicide and self harm, treat those who have attempted suicide and self hard and care for those who have been affected by these issues.

Event schedule:

08:30am Registration. Tea/Coffee
09:00am Welcome
09:05am Professor Ella Arensman - President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention.
09:50am Professor Dr. Ann John - Welsh National lead for suicide and self harm prevention.
10:35am Break tea/coffee
11:00am Mr Ged Flynn - Chief Executive of Papyrus. Prevention of young suicide.
11:45am Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Hurley - Effective intervention.
12:30pm Panel Questions
12:45pm Lunch
01:30pm Dr Ben Windsor-Shellard - Senior Research Officer. Office of National Statistics. Suicide by occupation
02:00pm Mr David Davis - National Clinical Lead / Head of Programme Integrated Urgent Care (NHS 111) Workforce Development Programme. Spokesperson for the College of Paramedics.
02:30pm Break. Tea/Coffee
03:00pm Mr Nigel Rees - Head of research and innovation at Welsh Ambulance Service. Perceptions of self-harm.
03:30pm Mr Neil Hore - Swansea University Paramedic Sciences Lead. College of Paramedics National Education Advisor. The education of suicide and self harm prevention.
04:00pm Ms Sarah Stone - Executive Director for Wales, Samaritans.
04:30pm Panel Questions and event close
College of Paramedics members £15
Non-members £30
Refreshments, lunch and CPD certificates will be provided
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Date : 22nd September 2017

Time : 08:30 - 4:30

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