Research and analysis: Review of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody 2016

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Research and analysis: Review of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody 2016

Review of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody 2016 – GOV.UK

Research and analysis

This report summarises the findings of a review of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in 2016.

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This report presents the findings of a review of the self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in 2016, with a particular focus on the way in which mental health concerns were identified, assessed and managed, to see whether a pattern of common factors exists. The review reinforces the need for prison and healthcare staff to work together to ensure the best outcomes for people with mental health needs. It also sets out the wider work already underway to make prisons safer.

Published 11 October 2018

 

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