Suicide prevention: interim report Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Tuesday 1 November 2016 Question number

Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, Samaritans, Sophie Corlett, Director of External Relations, Mind, and Dr Ann John, Associate Professor, Swansea University Medical School


Saffron Cordery, Director of Policy and Strategy, NHS Providers, Dr Liz England, Royal College of General Practitioners, and Dr Peter Aitken, Chair of the Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists


Tuesday 8 November 2016

Ian Stevens, Suicide Prevention Programme Manager, Network Rail, and Melanie Hide, Head of Corporate Affairs, Royal National Lifeboat Institutions


Marie Ash, Devon Suicide Prevention Alliance, Shirley Smith, If U Care Share Foundation, Clare Milford Haven, The James Wentworth-Stanley Memorial Fund, Hamish Elvidge, The Matthew Elvidge Trust, Steve Mallen, The MindEd Trust, Dr Marc Bush, Chief Policy Adviser, YoungMinds, and Joy Hibbins, Suicide Crisis


Tuesday 29 November 2016

Professor Louis Appleby, National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, and Professor Carmine Pariante, Institute of Psychiatry


Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, Jonathan Marron, Director of Community, Mental Health and 7 Day Services, Department of Health, Professor Kevin Fenton, Director of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England, and Phoebe Robinson, Head of Mental Health—Secure Care Policy, NHS England


15 December 2016