In 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care established a National Suicide Prevention Strategy Delivery Group (NSPSDG). The NSPSDG has developed the Cross-Government Suicide Prevention Workplan, which we published last month, and will be responsible for tracking, monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Workplan. Further information is available at the following link:
The NSPSDG comprises lead policy officials across Government and delivery agencies, including the voluntary and charitable sector through the National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA), including:
- Department of Health and Social Care;
- Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody;
- Home Office;
- Chief Coroner’s Office;
- Association of Directors of Public Health; and
- National Suicide Prevention Alliance.
The membership of the NSPSDG will be reviewed regularly to ensure that it continues to reflect the strategic direction and priorities of the strategy. The Delivery Group will ensure that the Suicide Prevention Workplan is implemented and continues to evolve as new actions to prevent suicide are identified.