Welcome to our News section. Here, you will find an update on the latest activities of the IAP, relevant research and good practice documents from across the custody sectors, as well as our most recent press releases. For further information, please click on the links below.
Disclaimer: below are news items associated with our work that you may find helpful. Please note that the IAP does not necessarily endorse the contents of these.
Friday 29 January 2010
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) launched an investigation into improving prison safety today, with a project entitled ‘Patient Safety in Prisons’.
Wednesday 27 January 2010
The IAP has developed a short questionnaire to collate information on the research that is currently planned or underway in relation to deaths or near deaths in all forms of state custody.
Friday 01 January 2010
The Ministry of Justice has announced today that there were 60 apparently self-inflicted deaths among prisoners in England and Wales in 2009.