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10 June 2019

Working in a residential rehabilitation unit for people who had become dependent upon illegal drugs in addition to a diagnosed mental health problem, I became aware of a new arrival. He was a 40-year-old man named Frank (not his real name). Frank had a long-standing diagnosis of depression and had been dependent on heroin for over five years.

Comment
3 June 2019

Mike Guilfoyle recalls his supervision of 'Mason'

Comment
30 May 2019

Roger Grimshaw examines the government consultation on a public health duty to address serious violence

Comment
14 May 2019

Roger Grimshaw comments on the latest briefing from the College of Policing

Comment
8 May 2019

The state exemplifies the failure to understand how structural, cultural, institutional and personal forms of racism and discrimination intersect and manifest in black people’s experience of everyday life, says Professor Gus John on the aftermath of the Macpherson Inquiry

Comment
6 May 2019

This month Mike Guilfoyle offers a glimpse of how probation officers, in practice, supervise and help to rehabilitate those convicted of sex offences

Comment
25 April 2019

The unthinking acceptance of prisons as inevitable social institutions is preventing us from thinking beyond them, argues Richard Garside

Comment
18 April 2019

Co-editor of the latest edition of the Prison Service Journal, Charlotte Weinberg, introduces the rationale behind the journal's theme of prisons in crisis 

Comment
3 April 2019

Laura Cooper on a new report highlighting disturbing trends around disproportionality in the youth justice system

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1 April 2019

Mike Guilfoyle remembers working with Paola

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27 March 2019

Transgender wings have a superficial appeal, argues Debbie Hayton, but they remain problematic

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1 March 2019

This month Mike Guilfoyle describes a supervisory experience supporting 'Romy'