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Holloway


 

Originally constructed by the City of London and opened in 1852 as a mixed prison, became all female circa 1902. Completely rebuilt between 1971-1985 on the same site.

Address:
HMP and YOI Holloway
Parkhurst Road
London
N7 0NU
Tel: 020 7979 4400
Fax: 020 7979 4401
Governor: Julia Killick
Operational capacity: 501 as of 23rd January 2008
Accommodation: Single rooms with some dormitory accommodation.
Reception criteria: All adult and young offenders remanded or sentenced by the courts.
Regime: Regime includes both full-time and part-time education, Skills training workshops, British Industrial Cleaning Science BICS, gardens and painting. There is a fully integrated resettlement / induction strategy, which identifies individual needs and provides a structured approach for advice and guidance on such issues as housing, benefits, training and community volunteering programmes.
There are also offending behaviour programmes: FOR a change, SDP Short duration Programme, anger management, assertion training, and domestic violence. Other programmes include desk top publishing and individual needs based work with a variety of partnership agencies. Other special features are welfare to work, Holloway befrienders scheme, listeners' schemes, programme development and community projects.
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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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