PSRU Research Journey



The Patient Safety Research Unit (PSRU) is a joint venture between The University of Manchester and Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. It has two key areas of focus: Suicide Prevention and Medicines Safety. 

Dr Richard Keers speaks about the achievements and next steps of the Medicines Safety in Mental Health and Prison Settings project at a recent PSRU event.
Dr Daniel Pratt works on Suicide Prevention, and the cognitive AppRoaches to CoMbatting Suicidality (CARMS) project. Dr Richard Keers (pictured, left) works on Medicines Safety, and the Medicines Safety in Mental Health and Prison Settings project.


Listen to Dr Daniel Pratt and Dr Richard Keers introduce the Patient Safety Research Unit, and tell us what research means to them: 


On the 25th November 2019 the patient safety research unit hosted a one year on event to celebrate the research they have been doing in suicide prevention and medicines safety and discussed plans for the future. 

Attendees included GMMH staff, neighbouring NHS Trust staff, NHS prison staff and service users. Below are some of the attendees thoughts and opnions on research and patient safety. 

PSRU opinions



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