13 December 2013:
National AIDS Trust (NAT) published a new research report, HIV Treatment and Care in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs).
With the support of Public Health England, NAT surveyed healthcare teams from all 10 main IRCs, the survey highlights ongoing gaps in HIV treatment and care in immigration detention. The report can be accessed at: http://www.nat.org.uk/media/Files/Publications/Dec_13_IRC%20report_final.pdf
5 November 2013:
National Partnership Agreement
A National Partnership Agreement between the National Offender Management Service, NHS England and Public Health England for the co-commissioning and delivery of healthcare services in prisons in England, 2013 has been published. This tripartite agreement has been developed to set out the shared strategic intent and joint corporate commitments in the commissioning, enabling and delivery of healthcare services in adult prisons in England. The National Partnership Agreement – Prison Healthcare (England) document is available from the GOV UK website [external link].