Prisoners serving indefinite sentences have high self-harm rate

Prisoners serving indefinite sentences have high self-harm rate

More reasons we need to smash IPP… Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jun/23/prisoners-indefinite-sentences-high-self-harm-rate Figures show more self-harm among 4,100 inmates serving indeterminate sentences than among those on life sentences Penal reformers say the level…

Paramedics called to prison twice a day

Paramedics called to prison twice a day

Source: http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/emergency-services/2016/06/21/paramedics-called-to-prison-twice-a-day/ Ambulance call-outs to a prison that serves Shropshire have rocketed with paramedics attending almost twice a day. Featherstone Prison Crews were sent to HMP Featherstone on 92 occasions…

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Another trans woman sent to men’s prison, despite government promises

Source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/06/04/another-trans-woman-sent-to-mens-prison-despite-government-promises/ Nick Duffy  4th June 2016, 11:59 AM The government had promised it would introduce more safeguards to protect trans people in prisons (Stock image) Another transgender woman is…