Dr Sandra Flynn

Lecturer in Psychology and Mental Health, Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health, University of Manchester.

Dr Sandra Flynn is an experienced researcher in the field of forensic mental health working within the Centre for Mental Health and Safety at the University of Manchester. She contributed extensively to the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health as a Research Fellow and has completed work in this profession for over 20 years. Her research interests include suicide, familial homicide, homicide-suicide and violence by people with mental illness. Her work has centred on improving safety in mental health and criminal justice settings, with a specific focus on suicide prevention.