Year: 2006 Source: The AvMA Medical & Legal Journal, v.12, no.3, (May 2006), p.109-113 SIEC No: 20080527

For many years, it has been recognized many patients in mental health services die by suicide & acts of serious self-harm and, in turn, that a substantial proportion of these tragedies could be prevented. This article provides information on matters of context & identifies important issues for lawyers & expert witnesses. (3)