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Centre for Self-harm & Suicide Prevention

Email: dhcft.cssr@nhs.net
Tel: 01332 623700, ext. 33681

Centre for Self-harm & Suicide Prevention Research,
Research and Development Centre,
Kingsway Hospital,
Derby
DE22 3LZ

 

Meet the Team

Keith Waters

Director for the Centre of Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Research

Having worked as a mental health nurse and team lead in the Derby acute general hospital setting, Keith has over 25 years of clinical experience in Liaison psychiatry, self-harm and suicide prevention. He is joint lead for the Derby site of the Multicentre Study of self-harm in England; sits on the steering group for the National Suicide Prevention Alliance and was awarded an Honorary Research Fellowship by Derbyshire Healthcare in 2013. 

Jenny Ness 

Health Services Research Lead

Research Project Manager for Liaison Psychiatry and the Centre for Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Research at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Joint lead for the Derby site of the Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England.

Lauren Bamford

Liaison Team Research Assistant

MSc in Clinical Aspects of Psychology. Current research interests include: high impact users of A&E, suicide, self-harm, delirium, confusion and stigma of mental health difficulties

Abbie Marron

Research and Clinical Audit Assistant

MSc in Health Psychology. Current research interests include: suicide, self-harm, dementia, eating disorders, older adults, health behaviours and psychopharmacology.

Anita Patel

Multicentre Monitoring Research Assistant

MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology. Current research interests include: suicide, psychophysiology, self-harm and therapeutic alliance within inpatient settings.

 

The Centre for Self-harm and Suicide Prevention research are unable to provide a treatment service or advice for those in crisis. If you are in crisis or feeling suicidal we urge you to seek help from your general practitioner, through a telephone helpline service such as Samaritans (UK telephone number 116 123 FREE from mobile/landline), or by discussing your problems with a friend or colleague. Befrienders Worldwide offers a comprehensive directory of crisis helplines worldwide. We are also not able to discuss individual cases.