In CPD ModulesCPD modules help to expand your clinical knowledge on a whole range of topics. Make sure you log your learning so you can track your progress and add to your online revalidation record.
After completing this module you will be
able to list the risk factors for suicide, explain how to reduce the risk of medicines being involved in self-poisoning attempts, and refer/signpost people to services and online support resources.
This module will also help pharmacy teams in England and Wales to meet their new NHS community pharmacy contractual framework requirements from October 2020 by increasing awareness and knowledge of suicide prevention and supporting the formulation of pharmacy action plans.
Contributing author: Jules Haste, principal pharmacist at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
With additional input from Professor Alison Blenkinsopp and Dr Martin Duerden