Our Experience

Example of Research Projects

National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness

Psychological autopsy of suicide by people in contact with mental health services

Psychological autopsy study of the antecedents to homicide

Serious violence by people with mental health illness

The aetiology and prevention of in-patient suicide

Victims of homicide with mental illness

Women offenders repeated self-harm intervention pilot (worship) study

Homicide followed by mental health service provision and suicide: a national study in England and Wales, 1997–2006

Use of out of area treatments

Project Examples

Suicides over eight years, suicide investigations and suicide prevention strategy

Suicide investigations for specialist mental health providers

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the implementation of an action plan following a homicide

Evaluation of a complex needs unit in a Young Offenders Institute

Desktop review of four suicides in a Trust

Prison mental health team service

Evaluation of absconding from a secure service

Review of a community forensic service

CMHT development programme

Team development to support positive risk taking within mental health teams

Service development support to a medium secure unit

Developing a service user and carer involvement strategy within a Trust

Point prevalence study in acute in-patient mental health services

Analysis of data collection and learning processes for deaths in custody

An analysis of staff mental health training needs in seven probation hostels

Benchmark analysis of nurse staffing


A detailed list of publications can be found at:

Jenny   http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/jennifer.j.shaw/publications

Tony    http://www.tonyryan.org/publications/