Statement: Chair of independent thematic review of suicides appointed | News

Statement: Chair of independent thematic review of suicides appointed

Dr Ellen Wilkinson, consultant psychiatrist and former medical director at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed as the Chair of an independent thematic review of suicides commissioned by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

Scott Haldane, Interim Chief Executive Officer at CPFT, said: “I am grateful to Dr Wilkinson for agreeing to take on the role of Independent Chair and welcome her vast experience in suicide prevention work and quality improvement.  It is our objective that any themes and learning from this thematic review will help to further improve patient care and will support suicide prevention work more widely.”

The thematic review will be conducted by leading improvement agency, Aqua.

CPFT, which employs more than 4,500 staff, provides community physical health services for older people and adults with long term conditions, mental health services, children community services in Peterborough, social care and learning disability services. The Trust is also renowned for its research and development work.


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