Women in prison: standards to improve health and wellbeing

These standards provide an approach for improving the health and wellbeing of women in prison.


Gender specific standards for women in prison to improve health and wellbeing

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The standards set out evidence-based good practice in addressing the health and wellbeing needs of women in prison.

They are designed to complement existing national and international health standards and guidance for women in prison.

The standards have been developed from a literature review of current evidence and reviewed through consultation with national and international experts.

Published 8 March 2018