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HMP Altcourse was the first designed, constructed, managed and financed private prison in the UK.

The prison opened on 1st December 1997, and is a category B local prison for young offenders and adult male prisoners.
HMP Altcourse is run by G4S.
Higher Lane
L9 7LH
Tel: 0151 522 2000
Fax: 0151 522 2121
Director: Bob McColm
Controller: Julie Hartless-Jones
Operational Capacity: 1033 from April 2013
Healthcare, 6x accommodation units, 3 x Vocational Training residential units
Reception Criteria: HMP Altcourse is a Category B local prison receiving prisoners from the courts in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. The prison accepts young offenders and adult male prisoners who are both sentenced and remanded by the courts.

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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Prison Dental Services - Prison Dental Services (PDS) was set up with the aim of reducing the cost of dental care in prisons the United Kingdom and to improve the quality of the service.

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