Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust covers the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich in South East London. We have a range of services that include adult mental health and community care, inpatient mental health care, CAMHS, Adult Learning Disability and Forensic services.

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

Suicide prevention is a key area for us and is prioritised in our safety and quality goals. We have a number of Quality Improvement projects in relation to suicide prevention, with input from lived experienced practitioners and volunteers. 

What are your current priorities?

We are currently working on updating our Suicide Prevention Strategy.

What challenges are you currently facing?

Finding time for colleagues to join our strategy workstream is a challenge, given that everyone has clinical commitments also.