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The PPO publishes its review of Fatal Incident Reports for 2008/09

Monday 08 March 2010

The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) today, launched its review into its fatal incident reports for 2008/09.

Safety in Custody statistics July 2017

Thursday 27 July 2017

The government publish their latest safety in custody statistics today. There were 316 deaths in prison custody in the 12 months to June 2017, down from 322 in the previous year. Two of these were homicides, down from 5. There were 97 self-inflicted deaths, down 10, 6 of which were in the female estate.

EHRC report on Preventing Deaths in Detention of Adults with Mental Health Conditions published

Tuesday 24 February 2015

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published their report into the inquiry of preventing deaths in detention of adults with mental health conditions.

HMIP publishes annual report for 2013/14

Thursday 23 October 2014

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) have published their annual report for 2013/14. HMIP's purpose is to ensure independent inspection of places of detention to report on conditions and treatment, and promote positive outcomes for those detained and the public.

NCI report into suicide and homicide by people with mental illness

Tuesday 23 July 2013

The National Confidential Inquiry has published its annual report on suicide and homicide by people with mental health covering the period between 2001 and 2011.

IAP publishes statistical analysis of deaths between 2000 and 2011

Tuesday 20 November 2012

The IAP have published their second statistical analysis of all recorded deaths in state custody.

IPCC report into deaths during or following police contact: Statistics 2011/12

Monday 09 July 2012

The Independent Police Complaint Commission (IPCC) has published their statistical analysis on deaths during and following police contact which occurred between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2012.

Bulletin of ninth Ministerial Board published today

Thursday 26 April 2012

The bulletin of the ninth Ministerial Board on Deaths in Custody was published today.

Decision in the case of Rabone v Pennine Care Trust

Wednesday 15 February 2012

In November 2011 the Supreme Court heard the case of Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust and handed down a judgment on 8 February 2012.

Review of medical theories on restraint deaths published

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Caring Solutions (UK) Ltd have published their review of the medical theories and research behind restraint deaths.

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