Suicide prevention and postvention

The Police Workforce Suicide Prevention Delivery Group (PWSPDG) has responsibility and authority within the remit set by the clinical governance group to:

  • Develop understanding of workforce suicide in policing and develop prevention opportunities, in-line with wider existing government and health guidance, and the NPCC Suicide Prevention Steering Group (NPCC SPSG) workforce
  • Develop the strategic response to police workforce suicide prevention and postvention through a national action plan
  • Provide a forum to exchange good practice, initiatives and approaches
  • Drive the agreement made under the Suicide Prevention Consensus statement and the follow-up recommendations in the ‘Next Steps’ document
  • Assist with embedding the suicide postvention toolkit