Saturday, 14 January 2017

Woodhill prison mental health staffing 'insufficient'


Mental health staffing levels at a jail where nine inmates have committed suicide since 2012 are "insufficient", a report has said. Healthcare services at HMP Woodhill in Milton Keynes were inspected by the Care Quality Commission amid concerns over the number of deaths. While staff had the necessary skills, there were not enough of them, the inspectors found.The NHS trust which runs the service said more staff had been recruited.Inspectors visited the Category A prison in September.