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#HMP/YOI Peterborough (Men)

Concerns raised over prisoners with extreme mental health conditions at HMP Peterborough

In its latest annual report, the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) at HMP Peterborough expresses concern about the number of prisoners showing signs of acute mental illness. If these individuals had been diverted into appropriate healthcare provision under the Mental Health Act, their treatment is likely to have been considerably more humane than a prison can provide.