Five nations health and justice collaboration: terms of reference
The five nations meetings provide a forum for discussion, debate and collaboration for health and justice partners.
Ref: PHE publication gateway number: 2015-093 PDF, 54.1KB, 2 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
The five nations deliberations allow a coherent and authoritative voice across the five nations on health and wellbeing and health and social care of people in contact with the criminal justice system, especially in detention settings.
The work of the ‘Five Nations’ Health & Justice Collaboration’ also informs the work of PHE in its role as the UK collaborating centre for health in prisons (a partner of the WHO (European region) health in prisons programme), and facilitates sharing of best practice, mutual learning, and improved collective capability of health and justice partners in the five nations.
Collectively, the separate jurisdictions contribute to the prevention of offending and reduction in re-offending by people in contact with the criminal justice system, particularly by addressing health inequalities.