Dr Claire Iveson

Suicide Prevention Lead

Merseycare NHS Trust


Dr Claire Iveson is an experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical and Strategic Lead for Suicide prevention in Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. Claire has worked in clinical practice in a range of settings for more than twenty years and has further training in specialist psychological approaches specifically for those who self -harm or are at risk of suicide. Claire was the main author of the new ZSA SHARE resource published on the 2021 Consensus statement for sharing information and suicide prevention.

Claire is the Clinical and Strategic lead for safety planning and is responsible for designing and implementing a system wide suicide prevention strategy applicable to all settings, service users and the workforce. She is a champion for evidenced based initiatives and innovative practice to support suicide prevention within NHS and population health.

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