Publish date: 2 May 2023

Welcome to Navneet Kapur, Professor of Psychiatry and Population Health at the University of Manchester. Nav joined the Trust as an honorary Consultant Psychiatrist on the 1 April 2023 and will be working with us to improve patient safety through research and service development. He has spent the last 25 years researching suicidal behaviour, particularly its causes, treatment and prevention and has led committees for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) including those developing guidelines for how all clinical staff should help people after self-harm. 

Nav sits on the main advisory group on suicide for the Department of Health and directs national quality improvement work to prevent suicide. He is the lead author of Suicide Prevention and has published more than 350 academic papers. 

Nav was the 2021 recipient of the American Association of Suicidology Louis I. Dublin Award for lifetime achievement in suicide prevention and the 2021 International Association of Suicide Prevention Stengel Award for outstanding research.  

Some of his previous articles/profiles:

If you want to get in touch, please email Nav’s PA: carol.rayegan@manchester