While prisons are not devolved, the healthcare system is, and the Welsh Government has a clear set of responsibilities in providing health and social care services to prisoners held in Wales.
The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s inquiry will focus on Welsh prisoners’ experiences of health and social care services in the adult prison estate. It will consider:
While focused on the adult prison estate in Wales, the Committee will consider evidence on the female prison population and the issues facing those Welsh prisoners held in the secure estate in England. Specific issues relating to children and young people may also be explored further.
The deadline for responses is 14 May 2019. Please send your views to: SeneddHealth@assembly.wales
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Health, Social Care and Sport Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565