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Mental Health in Prison

Inquiry

This inquiry seeks to understand the current scale of mental health need in prisons, and to identify what support exists and whether there are any gaps in provision.

Read the call for evidence to find out more about the inquiry.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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5th Report - Mental health in prison
Inquiry Mental Health in Prison
Committees Justice Committee
HC 72
Report
Response to this report
5th Special Report - Mental health in prison: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report
HC 1117
Special Report
5th Special Report - Mental health in prison: Government Response to the Committee’s Fifth Report
Inquiry Mental Health in Prison
Committees Justice Committee
HC 1117
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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22 June 2021
Inquiry Mental Health in Prison
Witnesses Dame Anne Owers (Chair at Independent Monitoring Boards), Juliet Lyon CBE (Chair at Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody), Martin Jones (Chief Executive Officer at Parole Board), Alex Chalk MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Ministry of Justice), Phil Copple (Director General for Prisons at HM Prison and Probation Service), and Kate Davies CBE (Director for Health and Justice at NHS England and NHS Improvement)
Committees Justice Committee
Oral Evidence
8 June 2021
Inquiry Mental Health in Prison
Witnesses Dr Sarah Hewitt (Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust), Dr Russell Green (Medical Director Mental Health and Substance Misuse at Practice Plus Group), Dr Sarah Allen (Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Psychologist for Health and Justice and OPD Services at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust), Dr Jake Hard (Chair, Secure Environments Group at Royal College of General Practitioners), Dr Josanne Holloway (Chair of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry at Royal College of Psychiatrists), and Simon Newman RN (Head of Healthcare, HMP Berwyn at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board)
Committees Justice Committee
Oral Evidence
MHP0076 - Mental Health in Prison
Witnesses A serving prisoner
Committees Justice Committee
Written Evidence
MHP0042 - Mental Health in Prison
Witnesses Anonymous
Committees Justice Committee
Written Evidence
MHP0091 - Mental Health in Prison
Witnesses A serving prisoner (A serving prisoner)
Committees Justice Committee
Written Evidence

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