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Prisoner Healthcare

Prisoner Healthcare 


Responsibility for providing healthcare to prisoners in Her Majesty’s Prison Shotts will transfer from the Scottish Prison Service to NHS Lanarkshire from October 2011.

The will be no impact healthcare services provided to the general public as a result of the change and prisoners will continue to have access to the same health services as the do currently.

The transfer is part of the National Programme of Prisoner’s Healthcare.  For information on the national programme visit http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/NHS-Scotland/SPSHealth