Useful links

  • GOV.UK
    The official government website includes an overview of healthcare in prisons.
  • Prisoners' Families Helpline
    An introduction to prison healthcare from HMPPS.
  • Rethink Mental Illness
    A series of information booklets about mental health and criminal justice from the mental health charity, Rethink.
  • Families' Rights and Legal Tools
    A review of the rights of families and legal tools available to those supporting their loved ones with health needs in prison.
  • Prisoner Complaints Policy Framework
    The official HMPPS policy on handling complaints from prisoners. Includes avenues for complaining and the required timescales for the prison to respond to complaints.

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