Keith's Story

Meet STORM® Director Keith Waters

Keith has over 25 years of clinical experience in Liaison psychiatry, self-harm and suicide prevention and was awarded an Honorary Research Fellowship by Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (DHCFT) in 2013. 

For many years he was the lead for the Derby site of the Multicentre Study of self-harm in England, a study which he still maintains a very active role in. Until recently he was the Clinical director for self-harm and suicide prevention for the Trust and retains a post within the research team. 

Keith is also a STORM®  consultant with many years’ experience in facilitating, delivering and supporting STORM® and has for a number of years held a seat on the National Suicide Prevention Alliance steering group.

He has been the Suicide Prevention manager for the East Midlands and Clinical Advisor for Suicide Prevention with the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network, developed a business and clinical case for Liaison Psychiatry Services in Derbyshire and was the clinical advisor for its implementation. 

Keith is an experienced trainer, facilitator and presenter in Self Harm and Suicide prevention and management, locally and nationally in addition to the work with DHCFT and STORM® , has helped develop and delivered an initially lottery funded suicide awareness training program across the East Midlands and organised chaired and delivered at numerous nation conferences and events. Keith has also been a joint author on numerous published research works, chapters in clinical text books on self-harm and suicide prevention and has contributed to policy and practice guidance developments Locally and nationally.

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