DAY 1 – Thursday May 19

12:30 – 13:00 Registration with coffee/tea.


Session 1 Welcome and Introduction to the Conference: Chair Eldrid Bringmann.

13:00

Words of Welcome.

Dr. Angelien Sanderman

13:10

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.

Dr. Cecile aan de Stegge

13:30

A Word of Welcome to the International Nursing Audience of this Conference.

Prof. dr. Bianca Buurman

13:45

KEYNOTE:
Incidence of suicide over time – How to turn the tide.

Prof. dr. Albert van Hemert

14:15

The History of the Suicide Hotline.

Dr. Hannah Zeavin

14:40

Historic and latest developments in the field of suicide prevention in the Netherlands.

Dr. Renske Gilissen

15:00

Q&A

15:15 – 15:45 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 2: Chair Prof. dr. Manon Parry, Pulse Network, University of Amsterdam/VU Amsterdam.

15:45

KEYNOTE:
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?”.

Dr. Ian Marsh

16:15

COMMENT

Dr. Georgina Laragy

16:30

Suicide, Attempted Suicide, and Self-Harm in Twentieth-Century Britain: Historical, Institutional and Conceptual Confusion.

Dr. Chris Millard

17:00

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.

09:30 AM

Male Suicide and Masculinity in 19th-Century Britain.

Dr. Lyndsay Galpin

09:50 AM

Under the Constant Charge of a Special Attendant: Managing Suicidal Behaviour in the Era of Non-Restraint, 1850 – 1890.

Dr. Sarah Chaney

10:10 AM

Suicide in the eyes of the fellow patient.

Dr. Catharina Th. Bakker

10:30

Q&A

11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 4: Contemporary Nursing Care for Suicidal Patients. Chair Anneloes van Staa, 113 Suicide Prevention

11:30

Challenges faced by nurses and physicians in acute care for patients who attempted suicide.

Dr. Saskia Mérelle

11:50

Nurses in General Hospitals: What Knowledge and Skills Would they Like to Learn?

Dr. Cecile aan de Stegge

12:10

Keep an Eye on Suicidality: An Intervention to Do this Better.

Lotte Luijendijk

12:30

Suicide Prevention at the University of Applied Sciences in Leiden.

Nadia Lubbers

12:50

Q&A

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

SESSION 5: A Different Perspective. Chair dr. Cecile aan de Stegge

14:00 AM

KEYNOTE:
Caught in the Firing Line: Nurse Prescribers as Human Shields.

Prof. Dr. David Healy

14:30 AM

Q&A for David Healy.

14:40 AM

Homelessness, Ill Health and Death: Street Medicine Lessons from a Personal Perspective.

Dr. Igor van Laere

15:00

On Accidental and Essential Suicides. Some reflections on philosophy, madness and the act of suicide.

Dr. Wouter Kusters

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.

16:15

Suicide in the collection of the Museum of the Mind in Haarlem.

Carine Neefjes and Jantien de Bruijn

16:35

Nursing History in the Collections of the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave.

Dr. Mieneke te Hennepe

16:55

On Nursing Collections and Projects in The Netherlands.

Hugo Schalkwijk and dr. Cecile aan de Stegge

17:15

Q&A for Mieneke & Hugo

17:35

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.

Dr. Catharina Th. Bakker

18:00 – 18:15

Q&A

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

09:30 AM

Shifting between Hope and Uncertainty. Expectations of Family Members and Nurses’ Experiences supporting Inpatients with Suicidal Ideations.

Dr. Bart Debyser and Annelies Verkest, Msct (representing Dr. Joeri Vandewalle)

09:55 AM

Engagement between Adults Living through Suicidal Crisis and Nurses in Mental HealthWards.

Dr. Caressa van Hoe

10:20

Comments

Dr. Ian Marsh

10:30

Q&A

11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 8: Caring for the Caregivers: Suicide and Nurses. Chair: Prof. Dr. Sarah Waters.

11:30

Short Introduction to the theme.

Prof Dr. Sarah Waters

11:40

Balancing between Care for Suicidal Patients and Prevention of Impact of Service User’s Suicides on Mental Health Professionals.

Alison van Laar Msc, and Dr. Peter T. Murphy

12:10

Suicide and Times of Crisis: Lessons of History for the Covid Pandemic.

Prof. Dr. Julie Gottlieb

12:30

Q&A

13:00 – 13:30

Brief concluding remarks: Prof. dr. Manon S. Parry and Dr. Cecile aan de Stegge.

13:30 – 14:00 Concluding Lunch

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