Minister questioned on mental healthcare in prisons

10 July 2018

The Health and Social Care Committee hears from Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities.

Also being questioned are experts, and senior officials from the National Prison Healthcare Board. The focus of this public meeting will be on the current state of prison health and healthcare, and the main issues affecting the health and wellbeing of people in prison.


Tuesday 10 July in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm 

  • Frances Crook OBE, Chief Executive, Howard League for Penal Reform
  • Dr Jake Hard, Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners Secure Environments Group
  • Ryan Harman, Advice & Information Service Manager, Prison Reform Trust

At 3.15pm

  • Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, Department of Health and Social Care
  • Kate Davies OBE, Director of Health & Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services Commissioning, NHS England
  • Dr Éamonn O’Moore, National Lead for Health and Justice, Public Health England
  • Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice
  • Digby Griffith, Director of Commissioning and Executive Director of Rehabilitation and Assurance, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service 

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