Sarah Bates

Since taking up post in 2016, Sarah has worked to raise awareness of the need for suicide bereavement support, increase the capacity of support and access to resources, and has driven the programme of work with the NHS to provide sucide bereavement support in every area of the country. Sarah is a Winston Churchill Fellow, and completed her Fellowship in Japan and Hong Kong in 2018. She has a background in psychology (MA Hons) and neuroscience (PhD), and over 15 years’ experience of working in service development, mental health, and supporting children and young people.