Prisoners: Suicide:Written question - 63009

(Liverpool, Wavertree)

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Asked on: 03 February 2017
Department of Health
Prisoners: Suicide
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the report, Preventing suicide in England: A cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives, published on 9 January 2017, whether his Department has evidence of an increase in the number of vulnerable individuals in prisons in the last five years.
Answered by: Nicola Blackwood
Answered on: 08 February 2017

There is a not a single measure of the vulnerability of individuals in prison. NHS England is responsible for commissioning health services for prisoners which meets their holistic mental and physical health needs.

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