Research evaluation of the suicide crisis assessment nurse (SCAN) service

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/301655
Title:
Research evaluation of the suicide crisis assessment nurse (SCAN) service
Authors:
SCAN National Steering Group; SCAN Working Group
Publisher:
National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP)
Issue Date:
2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/301655
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This research evaluates the impact of the fast track priority referral and assessment system for individuals experiencing a suicidal crisis, known as Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service, operated in Cluain Mhuire and Wexford. The research utilised a mixed method, exploratory sequential design. A focused literature review concluded that any suicide prevention strategy needs to be investigated comprehensively and methodically to ascertain the potential benefits of risk assessment and collaborative working between primary and secondary care.
Keywords:
SUICIDE; MENTAL HEALTH
Sponsors:
St John of God Hospitaller Services; NUI Galway

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorSCAN National Steering Groupen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSCAN Working Groupen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-16T15:49:54Z-
dc.date.available2013-09-16T15:49:54Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/301655-
dc.descriptionThis research evaluates the impact of the fast track priority referral and assessment system for individuals experiencing a suicidal crisis, known as Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service, operated in Cluain Mhuire and Wexford. The research utilised a mixed method, exploratory sequential design. A focused literature review concluded that any suicide prevention strategy needs to be investigated comprehensively and methodically to ascertain the potential benefits of risk assessment and collaborative working between primary and secondary care.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipSt John of God Hospitaller Services; NUI Galwayen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNational Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP)en_GB
dc.subjectSUICIDEen_GB
dc.subjectMENTAL HEALTHen_GB
dc.titleResearch evaluation of the suicide crisis assessment nurse (SCAN) serviceen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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