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Wednesday 24 February 2010
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) today published its annual report for 2008/09. HMIPs purpose is to ensure their is a rigorous and independent of inspection of those individuals who in prison, young offender institutions and immigration detention facilities.
Thursday 11 February 2010
The Ministry of Justice today published its Safer in Custody Statistics Bulletin for 2008/09 which provides an analysis on deaths, self harm and violence in prison.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
The January/February 2010 issue of Safer Custody News was launched today focusing on the findings of the review of Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) documents.
Tuesday 02 February 2010
The ‘Independent Advisory Panel’ (IAP), a key part of the ‘Ministerial Council on Deaths in Custody’, has launched a new independent website for practitioners and other interested parties.