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HM Inspectorate of Prisons: Report on HMP Greenock - February 2006

DescriptionFull inspection of HMP Greenock
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Official Print Publication DateMay 2006
Website Publication DateMay 11, 2006

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CONTENTS

1. PREAMBLE

2. POPULATION, ACCOMMODATION AND ROUTINES
2.1 Population
2.2 Accommodation and Routines

3. CUSTODY AND GOOD ORDER
3.1 Security and Safety
3.6 Prisoner Complaints Procedure
3.9 Prisoner Disciplinary System
3.10 Segregation Unit
3.11 Night Duty

4. ADDICTIONS
4.1 Management and Policy
4.5 Addiction Treatment Process
4.12 Phoenix House
4.15 Mandatory Drug Testing
4.17 Alcohol
4.18 Community Links

5. PRISONER MANAGEMENT
5.1 Reception
5.9 Induction
5.18 Sentence Management
5.23 Throughcare
5.25 Life Sentence Prisoners
5.28 Community Placements

6. HEALTHCARE
6.1 Physical Environment
6.2 Access to Healthcare
6.5 Nursing Services
6.9 Medical Services
6.11 Mental Health Services
6.15 Suicide Prevention
6.17 Psychology Services
6.19 Dental Services
6.20 Pharmacy
6.21 Optician
6.22 Podiatry
6.23 Physiotherapy
6.24 Summary

7. LEARNING, SKILLS AND EMPLOYABILITY
7.1 Background
7.2 Staffing and Resources
7.6 Access to Learning, Skills and Employability
7.8 Assessment of Need
7.10 Delivery of Learning
7.11 Prisoners' Learning Experiences
7.13 Achievement
7.15 Ethos and Values
7.17 Quality Assurance
7.18 Summary

8. CARE
8.1 Family Contact
8.8 Social Work
8.21 Programmes
8.24 Race Relations
8.28 Chaplaincy
8.30 Visiting Committee

9. SERVICES
9.1 Estates and Facilities
9.7 Health and Safety
9.9 Human Resources
9.15 Staff Training
9.18 Catering
9.24 Laundry
9.26 Canteen

10. GOOD PRACTICE

11. RECOMMENDATIONS

12. POINTS OF NOTE

ANNEX 1 Sources of Evidence

ANNEX 2 Inspection Team

The Scottish Ministers

In accordance with my terms of reference as HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, I forward a report of a full inspection carried out at HMP Greenock between 5-9 December 2005.

Six recommendations and a number of other observations are made.

signature of ANDREW R C McLELLAN

ANDREW R C McLELLAN
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland

February 2006