Health and Social Care Committee

Prison healthcare inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published on Thursday 1 November 2018. Government Response published January 2019.

Report published


The inquiry explored the effectiveness of prisons and prison healthcare services in meeting the physical and mental health, and social care, needs of prisoners

Terms of reference: Prison healthcare

Latest evidence

  • 03 Jul 2018 - Prison health - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF355 KB) HC 963 | Published 24 Aug 2018

    Evidence given by Sean Cox, Head of Development, User Voice, Hazel Alcraft, Development Officer – Health, Clinks, Stuart Ware, Chief Executive Officer, RestoreRebecca Roberts, Head of Policy, INQUEST, Elizabeth Moody, Acting Prisons and Probation OmbudsmanProfessor Steve Field, Chief Inspector of General Practice, and, Jan Fooks-Bale, Health & Justice Inspection Manager, Care Quality Commission, and Peter Clarke, Chief Inspector of Prisons, Paul Tarbuck, former Head of Healthcare Inspection, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons

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