Boroughbury Medical Centre

Boroughbury Medical Centre is a primary care provider. Our aim is to provide excellent first-class healthcare whilst maintaining traditional values. We are an expanding teaching and research practice and we provide a wide range of services.

How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?

As a primary care organisation we see patients on a regular basis with mental health and social issues. We need to recognise patients with moderate or severe mental health problems who could be at risk from attempted or actual suicide.

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What are your current priorities?

Priorities are more suicide prevention training, support and access to information on strategies for suicide prevention together with sharing good practice opportunities.

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What challenges are you currently facing?

We are an inner city practice with a large patient population with mental health, drug, alcohol and homelessness challenges.