Mental Health in Prison

Published: Jun 2017

The National Audit Office: the Comptroller and Auditor General

This report follows our April 2016 publication 'Mental health services: preparations for improving access'. It focuses on the mental health and well-being of prisoners in adult prisons. It covers services that were commissioned by NOMS (in England and Wales) and NHS England (in England only). The responsibility for prisons in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and for healthcare in public prisons in Wales is devolved and so not included in our scope.