Northwick Park Hospital Suicide Attempt – In the afternoon today, Northwick Park received a call from the police after a man was found with injuries that are consistent with a possible fall from a height. Residents of Harrow Online spotted a significant police force at approximately 12:30 pm. One member said, “Major incident at Northwick Park Hospital. Outside A&E.”
According to a representative from the London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust for Northwick Park Hospital, it was stated that: “We are working closely with the Metropolitan Police, the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade regarding an incident at Northwick Park Hospital. “Patients and members of the public can continue to use our services as normal, but we urge people visiting the hospital to avoid the area and respect the situation.”
A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at 12:37hrs on Monday, 12 June to Northwick Park Hospital. “A man was found suffering from injuries consistent with a suspected fall from height. “He has been taken by London’s Air Ambulance to a West London hospital; we await an assessment of his condition. A scene remains in place and enquiries to establish what happened are ongoing. “At this time the incident is not being treated as suspicious.”
SUICIDE HOTLINES AND CRISIS LINES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Helplines, crisis lines, and suicide hotlines provide a safe and convenient way for you to communicate on your terms and schedule. They empower you to take control and offer a channel where you can freely talk about sensitive issues that you may be hesitant to share in person.
In general, helplines, crisis lines, and suicide hotlines have three things in common:
- They are often available to call 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- They don’t cost you anything
- They are confidential
In the event that you are facing a difficult emotional circumstance and require the guidance of a trained counsellor, reaching out to a helpline, crisis line, or suicide hotline can provide an effective means of being heard and obtaining helpful guidance. Remember, you are not alone. Below is a list of helplines, crisis lines, and suicide hotlines in the United Kingdom and Ireland for you to select from. Should the person who answers be unable to assist you directly, they may still be able to offer advice on the proper course of action to take.
National Suicide Helpline UK
National Suicide Helpline UK offers a supportive listening service to anyone throughout the UK with thoughts of suicide or thoughts of self-harm. They are open 24/7.
Tel: 0800 689 5652
Samaritans UK & Ireland
Samaritans UK & Ireland offers 24-hour emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the UK & Ireland. They have 201 branches open 365 days a year, where people can also talk in person.
Connect offers a free telephone counselling and support service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma, or neglect in childhood. Their service is available from 6-10 pm, Wednesday to Sunday.
Tel: 1800 477 477 (Ireland)
Tel: 00800 477 477 77 ( UK and Northern Ireland)
Tel: 00353 (0) 1 865 7495 ( Outside ROI and UK)
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