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Report on Self Harm Reduction

Published on 07 December 2020

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Self Harm Reduction Report. Data analysis, assessment tools and environment.



NHS Scotland’s ultimate ambition is that there should be zero suicides in healthcare premises. A Short Life Working Group (SLWG) was convened by the NHS Scotland Scottish Property Advisory Group (SPAG) with the aim to reduce self harm in mental healthcare settings.

Preliminary notes and research were undertaken by HFS in 2018, to support SPAG set up and scope of SLWG on Self harm reduction.