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PPO Learning Lessons Bulletin - Dementia

Thursday 28 July 2016

In 2013, the National Offender Management Service issued a guide for prison officers, to help them understand dementia and deal more effectively with prisoners who are affected. This bulletin aims to identify some learning from our investigations into deaths of prisoners with dementia, in order to help Prison Service staff deal more effectively with this group of prisoners

Safety in custody quarterly update to June 2016

Thursday 28 July 2016

Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales. This publication updates statistics on deaths in prison custody up to June 2016 and self-harm and assaults up to March 2016.

New Chair of the IAP announced - Juliet Lyon CBE

Friday 22 July 2016

Juliet Lyons CBE has been appointed as the new Chair of the Independent Advisory Panel. Juliet is currently director of the Prison Reform Trust and is expected to take up her new role at the beginning of September 2016.