Responding to murder suicide and suicide clusters guidance document

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/221331
Title:
Responding to murder suicide and suicide clusters guidance document
Authors:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Apr-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/221331
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
Murder suicide and suicide clusters are relatively rare events in Ireland. When they occur they have a significant impact on families and communities and are subject to a high level of public and media interest. The HSE at local level, in conjunction with other statutory and voluntary organisations, has a key role in the coordination and provision of services. International evidence has best practice has been assessed in preparing this guidance document. Each local health area needs to prepare a response plan so that any murder suicide or suicide cluster can be responded to quickly and effectively. The coordination of our efforts is critical in ensuring the response in comprehensive and appropriate bearing in mind the sensitivities of families and communities. The media has an important role to play in sensitively reporting such occurrences and the timely flow of appropriate information is critical. The response to any such occurrence needs to be properly evaluated and assessed for future learning.
Keywords:
PUBLIC HEALTH; SUICIDE; COMMUNITY HEALTH
Local subject classification:
MURDER

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-01T08:28:55Z-
dc.date.available2012-05-01T08:28:55Z-
dc.date.issued2011-04-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/221331-
dc.descriptionMurder suicide and suicide clusters are relatively rare events in Ireland. When they occur they have a significant impact on families and communities and are subject to a high level of public and media interest. The HSE at local level, in conjunction with other statutory and voluntary organisations, has a key role in the coordination and provision of services. International evidence has best practice has been assessed in preparing this guidance document. Each local health area needs to prepare a response plan so that any murder suicide or suicide cluster can be responded to quickly and effectively. The coordination of our efforts is critical in ensuring the response in comprehensive and appropriate bearing in mind the sensitivities of families and communities. The media has an important role to play in sensitively reporting such occurrences and the timely flow of appropriate information is critical. The response to any such occurrence needs to be properly evaluated and assessed for future learning.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.subjectPUBLIC HEALTHen_GB
dc.subjectSUICIDEen_GB
dc.subjectCOMMUNITY HEALTHen_GB
dc.subject.otherMURDERen_GB
dc.titleResponding to murder suicide and suicide clusters guidance documenten_GB
dc.typeReporten
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