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Wayland is a Category C adult male training prison. It opened in 1985 with the site buildings being added to, on four occasions. It now comprises thirteen residential units.


IP25 6RL
Tel: 01953 804100
Fax: 01953 804220
Governor: Steve Rodford OBE
Operational Capacity: 1,017 as of 16th December 2008
Accommodation: The majority is single cell with shared accommodation on the Induction Spur and in selected cells within A – D wings. J - N wings are all purpose built double accommodation with in cell showers. A high proportion of units have privacy keys and kitchen facilities. Communal dining is also available. There are specialist units in the prison that concentrate services around IDTS (Integrated Drug Treatment System) and recovery, the RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust)12 Step Substance Dependency Programme, a Drug Free Wing and a Category D progression and ROTL (Release on Temporary Licence) unit. A new Personality Disorder Unit with an Enabling Environment will open in 2014, the first unit of its type in a Category C prison.
Reception Criteria: A Category C prison taking suitable prisoners from within the catchment area who wish to address their offending behaviour.

Dentistry in prisons

This book is a valuable tool for all members of the prison dental team, in particular, those starting out in a career in prison dentistry or special care dentistry.

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