Death in prison custody: action plan – updated 12 December 2022

Death in Prison Custody Action Plan update of December 2022 on the recommendations from the Independent Review into Deaths in Prison Custody.

3. Progress on Advisory Points

Advisory Point 1

Owner: SPS and NHS

Progress made: Awaiting update

Advisory Point 2

Owner: SPS

Progress made: SPS has noted that there are no immediate plans to progress this recommendation as this would require a large estates project and significant budget implication which the SPS is not currently resourced to deliver.

Advisory Points 3, 4 and 5

Owner: SPS (to lead) and NHS

Progress made: Please see recommendation 2.4 for an update.

Advisory Point 6

Owner: SPS

Progress made: SPS have no formal protocols. It was agreed at the National Suicide Prevention Management Group (NSPMG) that no standard template for letters of condolence should be drafted.

Next key actions: SPS to create a suite of options that exist via the Suicide Prevention Co-ordinators Group and provide a summary for amendment or approval.



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