Ms Jessica Leather

Research Associate

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I am a PhD student in the Division of Psychology and Mental Health, funded by the NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre. 

My project aims to explore healthcare professionals’ experiences encountering patients at risk of self-harm, and to understand the barriers to implementing NICE guidelines for self-harm prevention.

Research interests:

  • Self-harm interventions
  • Role of healthcare professionals in suicide prevention
  • Long-term conditions


  • Self-harm, Suicide Prevention

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2017 - Master of Science, Health Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University (2016 - 2017)
  • 2015 - Bachelor of Science, Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University (2012 - 2015)

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