Development sources

Evidence sources

The documents below contain recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE accredited sources that were used by the Topic Expert Group to develop the quality standard statements and measures.

Self-harm: longer-term management. NICE clinical guideline 133 (2011)

Self-harm. NICE clinical guideline 16 (2004).

Policy context

It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:

Department of Health (2012) Preventing suicide in England – a cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives.

Department of Health (2011) No health without mental health: a cross-government mental health outcomes strategy for people of all ages.

Definitions and data sources for the quality measures

References included in the definitions and data sources sections:

NHS Commissioning Board National Reporting and Learning System.

NHS Litigation Authority Risk management standards.

Picker Institute NHS Surveys.