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Coping with Self-Harm: A Guide for Parents and Carers, developed by the University of Oxford’s Centre for Suicide Research has been recognised in the BMA Patient Information Awards.

Team from Centre for Suicide Research © Department of Psychiatry

A team of academics and clinicians, led by those at the University of Oxford and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust have collaborated to produce a guide which was ‘Highly Commended’ at the recent BMA Patient information awards.

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Pictured left to right to receive the commendation: Fiona Brand, Psychiatric Liaison Nurse/Research Nurse, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust; Anne StewartFRCPsych, Central Oxon CAMHS, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and University of Oxford, Anne Ferrey, Research Coordinator, University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research; Keith Hawton, Director of the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford; Sue Simkin, former research coordinator, Centre for Suicide Research; Nic HughesSenior Research Fellow in Palliative Care & Lecturer in Nursing, University of Leeds; and Liz Bale, Research Assistant, Oxford Centre for Suicide Research.

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