Transforming services

Achieving health care system transformations to improve mental health interventions and eliminate suicide for patients.


Effective suicide risk assessment, safety plans and treatment, across all Primary Care, Community Care and Secondary Care services whether patients present for physical and/or mental health care by October 2016


All 3 secondary care Mental Health trusts, Mersey Care, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership and 5 Boroughs, will adopt the Henry Ford 'Perfect Depression Care' model of zero suicide by 2018.


Perfect Depression Care Model

A quality improvement model in mental health care that in Detroit has reduced suicides by 75%


Cheshire and Merseyside are signed up to the Mental Health Care Crisis Concordat with action plans that put patients and carers at the centre of decisions by April 2015.