DAY 1 – Thursday May 19
12:30 – 13:00 Registration with coffee/tea.
Session 1 Welcome and Introduction to the Conference: Chair Eldrid Bringmann.
Words of Welcome.
Introductory remarks on the purpose of this conference and the significance of the focus on the role of nurses with regard to suicidal patients and their relatives.
A Word of Welcome to the International Nursing Audience of this Conference.
Incidence of suicide over time – How to turn the tide.
The History of the Suicide Hotline.
Historic and latest developments in the field of suicide prevention in the Netherlands.
15:15 – 15:45 COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 2: Chair Prof. dr. Manon Parry, Pulse Network, University of Amsterdam/VU Amsterdam.
Suicide-Safer Project Lead, Reader, School of Allied and Public Health Professions, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University. “Describing and Redescribing Suicide: From Pathology to Questions of Social Justice?”.
Suicide, Attempted Suicide, and Self-Harm in Twentieth-Century Britain: Historical, Institutional and Conceptual Confusion.
Questions from the audience, for all three afternoon’s speakers.
17:45 – 19:30
Annual Meeting for Members of the EAHN, with soup and bread, followed by a guided tour of exhibitions at the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave.
NB: All other visitors are asked to take a meal in the city of Leiden.
DAY 2 – Friday May 20
09:00 – 09:30 Arrival and tea/coffee.
SESSION 3: Suicide and Suicide Prevention in History. Chair Dr. Sabine Braunschweig.
Male Suicide and Masculinity in 19th-Century Britain.
Under the Constant Charge of a Special Attendant: Managing Suicidal Behaviour in the Era of Non-Restraint, 1850 – 1890.
Suicide in the eyes of the fellow patient.
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 4: Contemporary Nursing Care for Suicidal Patients. Chair Anneloes van Staa, 113 Suicide Prevention
Challenges faced by nurses and physicians in acute care for patients who attempted suicide.
Nurses in General Hospitals: What Knowledge and Skills Would they Like to Learn?
Keep an Eye on Suicidality: An Intervention to Do this Better.
Suicide Prevention at the University of Applied Sciences in Leiden.
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
SESSION 5: A Different Perspective. Chair dr. Cecile aan de Stegge
Caught in the Firing Line: Nurse Prescribers as Human Shields.
Q&A for David Healy.
Homelessness, Ill Health and Death: Street Medicine Lessons from a Personal Perspective.
On Accidental and Essential Suicides. Some reflections on philosophy, madness and the act of suicide.
15:30 – 15:45
Q&A for Igor van Laere and Wouter Kusters.
15:45 – 16:15 Tea Break
SESSION 6: Nursing History Collections and Sources: Show and Tell Session. Chair: Prof. dr. Manon Parry.
Nursing History in the Collections of the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave.
Q&A for Mieneke & Hugo
Proclaiming (for the First Time) the Prize for the Best Historic Bachelor or Master Thesis on ‘History in Nursing’ of the Netherlands and Flanders 2020-2021.
18:00 – 18:15
19:00 – 21:30 SOCIAL DINNER IN LAB071, Leiden
DAY 3 – saturday May 21
09:00 – 09:30 Opening with tea/coffee and welcome.
SESSION 7: Better Care for Suicidal Persons. Chair: dr. Cecile aan de Stegge
Engagement between Adults Living through Suicidal Crisis and Nurses in Mental HealthWards.
11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 8: Caring for the Caregivers: Suicide and Nurses. Chair: Prof. Dr. Sarah Waters.
Short Introduction to the theme.
Suicide and Times of Crisis: Lessons of History for the Covid Pandemic.
13:00 – 13:30