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#North East Midlands YH STHF

Concern that Home Office policy is preventing people in immigration detention taking prescribed medicines

In its annual report published today, the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) for the North East Midlands and Yorkshire & Humber short-term holding facility (STHF) raises serious concerns over Home Office policy that affects detained people with pre-existing medical conditions. The Board also has further concerns about the induction interview process and the inappropriate environments that detained people are sometimes held in.