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Island looking to introduce suicide reporting guidelines

UK guidelines not currently used on Isle of Man

The Island will be looking to compare its reporting on suicides against reports in the UK.

That's according to Director of Public Health, Dr Henrietta Ewart.

Dr Ewart was giving evidence this morning at the sitting of the Policy and Review Committee investigating suicide on the Island.

She told the committee that several organisations in the UK had put good guidelines in place for the reporting of suicide cases, which wasn't currently the case here:

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