With effect from 22 July 2010, this bulletin will appear as part of Offender Management Caseload Statistics.
This bulletin is an annual publication that summarises information about people subject to a restriction order (restricted patients) admitted to, detained in, or discharged from psychiatric hospitals (high security and other hospitals in England and Wales which admit mentally disordered offenders).
The report is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Statistics of mentally disordered offenders archive
This bulletin is produced and handled by the ministry’s analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice: Secretary of State; Minister of State; one special adviser; Director General of Criminal Justice Group; Director of Criminal Justice - Offender Management; Head of Partnerships and Health Strategy Unit and R&D Manager; Head of Public Protection and Mental Health Group (PPMHG), Head of Mental Health Casework and Head of Policy and Practice and Head of Performance Management and Statistics; Chief Press Officer and Senior Press Officer, Criminal Justice; Senior Press Officer, News Planning.
Department of Health: Minister of State for Care Services; Senior Press Officer; Head and Deputy Head of Offender Health