HMP Holme House becomes a Drugs Recovery prison in £9m pilot project

Justice Secretary David Gauke recently announced the £9million pilot project at HMP Holme House, aiming to tackle drugs in prison and help offenders to stay clean for good. The ground-breaking ‘Drug Recovery Prison’(DRP) pilot at HMP Holme House, which involves partnership working between the prison, Spectrum and several other healthcare partners, adopts a wide-ranging approach and […]

Assessing the Predictability of Self-harm in a high-risk Adult Prisoner Population

Transform Research Alliance Clinical Research Director – Dr Nat Wright – has co-authored a paper pertaining to self-harm and predictability in prisoners. This research explored the pre-existing measurement tools for assessing future self-harm behaviours in prisoners undergoing ACCT (Assessment, Care in Custody, Teamwork) monitoring. Five instruments were administered across prisoners and a 6-month follow-up determined […]