Mentally ill prisoners left untreated says whistleblower

Mentally ill prisoners left untreated says whistleblower
 

Dozens of prison inmates with serious mental health problems are left untreated, a whistleblower has said.
Anna Egginton-Murray, who quit Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust in September, said there was nobody with the expertise to treat serious cases in the prisons she worked in.
She knew about 100 inmates with major problems who were "put on a list" of prisoners with "unmet needs".
The trust denied the list's existence and said severe cases were treated.
The Ministry of Justice declined to comment when contacted by the BBC.
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11 October 2016 in Health, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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