Government Response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Inquiry into Prison Health – HM Government

Government response to Prison health: Twelfth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee The response considers: The state of health and care in English prisons Equivalence of care

Restoring something lost: The mental health impact of therapy dogs in prisons – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health evaluation findings of a pilot scheme to introduce two therapy dogs to people with histories of self-harm in three prisons in England’s North East. The pilot found that the therapy dogs had a calming influence on prisoners,

Action Plan Submitted: 12th November 2018 A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: South West and South Central National Probation Service – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for West Yorkshire CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of South West South Central National Probation Service – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the NPS South West South Central division is rated as: Good. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described here:

Action Plan Submitted: 12th November 2018 A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for West Yorkshire CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the West Yorkshire CRC is rated as: Requires improvement. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described

Action Plan Submitted: 19th November 2018: A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for Essex CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company is rated as:  Requires Improvement.  Key findings about the organisation were as follows: The two key ingredients of quality services – addressing reoffending needs and managing risk of harm – are not well integrated in Northumbria. This has a

Action Plan: Essex CRC: A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection Report – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for Essex CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of Essex Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Essex Community Rehabilitation Company is rated as: Requires Improvement. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of their work, referred to as ‘domains’.  The inspection found: Essex CRC has many positive features as an organisation and has

Action Plan Submitted: 11th October 2018: A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for Mersyside CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

This is the first report in a new series of annual rated inspections of probation service providers in England and Wales.  It gives the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company a  ‘Requires Improvement’ rating. Nevertheless, this CRC has clear strengths. It is performing well against some of

Prison health: Twelfth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

The health of people in prison is a public health issue. Prisons could be an opportunity to address serious health inequalities which are part of the cycle of disadvantage faced by people in prison. No one is sentenced to worsened

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

A Review of Self-inflicted Deaths in Prison Custody in 2016 – Ministry of Justice

This report presents the findings of a review of the self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in 2016, with a particular focus on the way in which mental health concerns were identified, assessed and managed, to see whether a pattern of

Preventing suicide in community and custodial settings: NICE guideline [NG105] – NICE

This guideline covers ways to reduce suicide and help people bereaved or affected by suicides. It aims to: help local services work more effectively together to prevent suicide identify and help people at risk prevent suicide in places where it

Self-harm by adult men in prison: A rapid evidence assessment (REA) – Ministry of Justice

The research summary presents the findings of a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) of the international research evidence and published literature on the distinct characteristics and motivations of adult men (over the age of 18) who self-harm in prison. Further to

The development of a screen to identify individuals who may need support with their learning: (Analytical Summary 2018) – The Home Office

This research describes the development of a tool to identify individuals in the criminal justice system who may be more likely to have a learning disability and struggle with their sentence. It is important to have this information so that

A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Hepatitis B and C virus infections represent a major public health problem. In England, and elsewhere in the UK, injecting drug use is the major risk factor for acquiring hepatitis C infection. Injecting drug use is also a risk factor for hepatitis