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Fluvanna Women's Prison Must Improve Health Care to Inmates

The Virginia Department of Corrections is being put on the spot to change its health care for female inmates in a Fluvanna correctional facility. The pressure comes from the Legal Aid Justice Center i... read more

Head of prisons says health care will improve for inmates

WETHERSFIELD — The commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Correction is promising health care in the state’s prison system will improve as his department takes control from the University of Conn... read more

Advocacy group: Alabama has prison suicide crisis

Attorneys representing inmates in an ongoing lawsuit over mental health care argued state ... sleep," she said. Betty Head wore a jacket decorated with photos of her son, Billy Thornton, Jr., who offi... read more

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Boost for Namibia prison health

“The Female Centre will also have a health clinic to cater for the health of female inmates ... prison sector in line with the Nelson Mandela Rules which stipulate the minimum package of care and serv... read more


Arizona to improve inmate health care

PHOENIX -- Facing a lawsuit they appeared to be losing, state prison officials have agreed to improve health care ... and privacy policy. It says that California is spending nearly $18,000 per inmate ... read more

Most Inmates With Mental Illness Still Wait For Decent Care

The agency has not hired enough mental health staff to provide care to everyone who needs it, and inmates ... As for prison staff who may be traumatized by their job, Hess says the agency has implemen... read more

Milwaukee County Plans For New Health Services Provider At Jail

"Out of 900 inmates here today, over 300 have serious medical issues, over 300 have serious mental health issues," said Schmidt. "This is a very fragile population that deserves the best care possible ... read more

Local legislators tout efforts to help those facing mental health issues

Evanston and the near north suburbs say they’re optimistic that treatment and access will improve for those who need mental health care. The comments came at an annual town hall meeting Feb. 15 hosted ... read more

Dwindling oversight heightens concern over medical, mental health care for inmates

However, some involved say changing ... closest hospital to a prison. The inmate who gave birth in her cell was supposed to go to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London. But Johnson, the head of ... read more

Florida prisons chief to seek revamp of health care contracts

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Department of Corrections ... making and improve provision of comprehensive medical, dental and mental health services while ensuring continuity of care," she said. Last year, 34... read more

Namibia: Boost for Namibia Prison Health ... As Unodc Donates N$550 000 Medical Equipment

Signe Rotberga, the UNODC Regional Coordinator, handed over the equipment to the head of the ... which seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of all people. It says Namibia is taking the ... read more

Namibia: Boost for Namibia's Prison Health

"The female centre will also have a health clinic to cater for the health of female inmates ... prison sector, in line with the Nelson Mandela rules, which stipulate the minimum package of care ... read more



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