Journal Article
Commentary

Patient safety and suicide prevention in mental health services: Time for a new paradigm?

Quinlivan L, Littlewood DL, Webb RT, et al. Journal of Mental Health. 2020;29.
This editorial proposes ad adapting a patient safety paradigm – Safety-I or Safety-II – to provide insights into suicidal behavioral, as it is a preventable outcome and health services play an important role in reducing its incidence. The new paradigm – Safety III – would incorporate on health services research combined with ethnography and strong patient/public involvement.