Deaths double in Midland prisons

Deaths double in Midland prisons

Source: http://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-news/2017/01/28/prison-deaths-double-in-midland-jails/ The number of deaths in prisons across the West Midlands and Staffordshire has more than doubled, new figures show. A total of 23 inmates lost their lives inside…

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…