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Miss Rachel Brown

Miss Rachel Brown

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Biography

Rachel Brown is a health intelligence/audit manager working within the Centre for Public Health on a two year project concerned with avoidable mortality in Cumbria.

Rachel has five years NHS public health intelligence experience, consisting of analyst positions in NHS Cumbria, NHS Hammersmith and Fulham, and NHS Redbridge. More recently Rachel worked for the Health Performance Council in South Australia, providing advice and analytical support for a health needs assessment and assistance in evaluating the performance of the health system.

Rachel’s particular interest areas include mental health, self-harm, and suicide following her involvement in a number of mental health needs assessments and suicide audits.

Degrees

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Public Health
Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) Sport and Recreation Development

Publications

Journal Articles

Brown RE, Siddle R, Mathieson J. 2011. Risk Factors and Escalators in 52 Suspected Suicides Dagnan D. The Cumbria Partnership Journal of Research, Practice and Learning, 1 :9-13

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Brown RE. Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Cumbria Mental Health Research in Focus Seminar

Engagement & Impact

Media Coverage:

Links #1: http://www.cwherald.com/Suicide-Prevention-Booklet.pdf, Media coverage: Article written by R.Brown in the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald: 'Breaking the silence is a community conversation which could save a person’s life'. Published on 30th August 2014.