Guidance

Prescribed places of detention: health needs assessment toolkit

The toolkit is a systematic method to review and improve health in prescribed places of detention.

Documents

Health and Justice health needs assessment toolkit for prescribed places of detention: introduction (part 1)

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Health and Justice health needs assessment template: adult prisons (part 2)

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Health and justice health needs assessment guidance: police custody (part 3)

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Details

This toolkit provides support for producing a health needs assessment for prescribed places of detention, which includes prisons, young offender institutions, secure training centres, secure children’s homes and immigration removal centres.

The toolkit reflects the diverse health needs of different populations within prescribed places of detention.

This document is designed to be regularly updated and refined. Public Health England welcomes comments from stakeholders and readers on the document’s content and sources. For any comments please email health&justice@phe.gov.uk

Published 17 July 2014
Last updated 21 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added part 3 of health needs assessment template: police custody.
  2. First published.