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Garth is a category B training prison which was opened in October 1988.

A new residential unit (housing 120) opened in 1997, and a further 180 places were provided in August 2007.
HM Prison Garth
Ulnes Walton
PR26 8NE
(for directional purposes, please use PR26 8LW as the post code)
Tel: 01772 443 300
Fax: 01772 443 301
Governor: Steve Lawrence
Operational capacity: 847 as of 1st February 2008
Accommodation: Cells
Reception criteria: Determinate sentence category B prisoners serving 4 years or more, with a minimum of 2 years left to serve Indeterminate sentence category B prisoners (IPP or traditional life sentence prisoners).  
Garth offers a wide range of interventions suitable for a wide range of needs and our aim is that prisoners transferring in should reasonable be bale to meet their sentence planning objectives to a level sufficient for progression. 

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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