Molly McCarthy

Institution: Suicide and Self-Harm Research Group, School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, England.

Supervisory team: Dr Pooja Saini, Prof Taj Nathan, Dr Jason Mclntyre.

Position: PhD Student.

Current research: PhD Thesis Title: Configuration and utilisation of the clinical pathways by patients who attend A&E in suicidal crisis. Throughout my PhD, I will be working collaboratively with Cheshire Wirral Partnership NHS Trust and Mersey Care NHS Trust to evaluate:

  1. Data at 8 A&E sites for individuals who attend in suicidal crisis,
  2. Clinical pathways available to individuals who attend A&E in suicidal crisis,
  3. The patterns of pathway usage,
  4. Data across 8 A&E sites to explore the similarities and differences across each services clinical pathways.

Research interests:

  • Suicide and self-harm
  • Clinical pathways
  • Primary and secondary care
  • Attitudes to self-harm and suicidal behaviour
  • Partner violence

Can help with: I am always open to making connections with other PhD students and researchers. I have experience with both qualitative and quantitative research method, as well as NVIVO and SPSS to analyse data.

What’s essential to your well-being? Going to the gym or long outdoor walks and spending time with family and friends.

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