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Table 1 GP responses to service structure questionnaire

From: Suicide prevention in primary care: General practitioners' views on service availability

  Yes % (n) n = 167 No % (n) n = 167 N/k % (n) n = 167
Does this practice have a specific psychiatric liaison process? 85.6 (143) 14.4 (24) 0
Are there any additional services/schemes provided at this practice to deal with mental health issues? 73.7 (123) 26.3 (44) 0
Are there any additional services/schemes provided at this practice to deal with suicidal ideas/DSH? 16.2 (27) 83.8 (140) 0
Are there any services/schemes which you think are needed in relation to mental health issues? 85.6 (143) 13.2 (22) 1.2 (2)
Are there any services/schemes which you think are needed in relation to suicidal ideas/DSH? 51.5 (86) 41.9 (70) 6.6 (11)
Does this practice have any written policies/protocols regarding mental health? 37.1 (62) 51.5 (86) 11.4 (19)
Does this practice have any written policies/protocols regarding suicide/DSH? 24.0 (40) 72.4 (121) 3.6 (6)
Do the staff at this practice receive training on mental health issues? 55.7 (93) 44.3 (74) 0
Do the staff at this practice receive training on DSH/suicide awareness? 30.5 (51) 67.7 (113) 1.8 (3)
Do the staff at this practice receive training on risk assessment for suicide? 29.9 (50) 68.3 (114) 1.8 (3)
Do suicides have an effect on you as a GP? 61.0 (102) 21.2 (35) 17.8 (30)
Is there any support for GPs when patients commit suicide? 25.8 (43) 32.1 (54) 42.1 (70)