Bereavement due to suicide


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Advisory Panel

Martin Anderson
Associate Professor in Mental Health, School of Nursing Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham
Lucy Biddle
Research Fellow/Sociologist, Dept of Social Medicine, Bristol University
Anna Brown
Trustee of PAPYRUS 1997-2007
Margaret Brunskill
Compassionate Friends: National co-coordinator of Shadow of Suicide and a founder member and trustee of PAPYRUS 
Phil Davison
Consultant Psychiatrist, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford
Keith Hawton
ConsultantPsychiatrist & Director of the Centre for Suicide Research,      University of Oxford
Ian Kennedy
Detective ChiefSuperintendent, West Yorkshire Police
Colin Murray-Parkes
Consultant Psychiatrist
Rosie Nicol-Harper
Director SeeSaw
John Peters
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Dennis Preece
Coordinator Chairman - Rethink in Oxfordshire
Sian Rees
Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Sue Simkin
Researcher & Coordinator, Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford
Ali Warner
Coroner’s Officer and author of The Coroner's Investigators' Handbook
Alison Wertheimer
Writer and Counsellor
Sue Ziebland
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.

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