Prison healthcare so bad it would be shut down on outside, say doctors

Prison healthcare so bad it would be shut down on outside, say doctors

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/22/prison-healthcare-so-bad-it-would-be-shut-down-on-outside-say-doctors Doctors tell of understaffed services, with patients missing hospital appointments due to clerical errors or lack of escort                   NHS…

BMA calls for more prison health powers to halt rise in inmate deaths

BMA calls for more prison health powers to halt rise in inmate deaths

Source: http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/Health-Care-News/bma-calls-for-more-prison-health-powers-to-halt-rise-in-inmate-deaths Prisons should use new powers to address poor health outcomes for inmates, the BMA argued in its submission to the Justice Select Committee report into prison reforms. The…