Dr Leah Quinlivan is a Research Fellow and Chartered Psychologist at the National Institute for Health Research Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (NIHR GM PSTRC) in the University of Manchester. Dr Quinlivan leads the self-harm research component and co-leads the patient involvement and engagement work for self-harm and suicide prevention in the NIHR GM PSTRC. She is also an Expert Advisor on empirical evidence for the national NHS England funded programme to improve community services for self-harm and the CQUIN for psychosocial assessment. Prior to joining the University of Manchester, she conducted extensive research in Ireland on self-harm, suicidal behaviour, suicide bereavement, and mental health. Her PhD in Public Health and Population Science at University College Dublin, investigated psychological models of suicidal behaviour among psychiatric patients. For the last decade, Dr Quinlivan has managed large and complex NIHR funded programmes of work on improving hospital services for people who have harmed themselves. Her translational research is focussed on the diagnostic accuracy of risk scales, psychosocial assessment, psychological services, and improving patient safety for people who present to hospital with self-harm. Dr Quinlivan works closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement, patients, clinicians, healthcare services, and third sector partners to translate research evidence to clinical practice.
Information on Recording: The presentations from our e-Conference this year will not be recorded.