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Prisoner self–harm figures published

2011 February 7
by Mary Munro


“Private jail home to quarter of all self–harming inmates” Evening News
“Self–harming in Scots prisons doubles in six years” Scotsman
“Sharp rise in numbers of prisoners self–harming” Press and Journal
“Self–harming in prisons doubles in six years” STV
“Call to examine self–harm in Scottish prisons” BBC

Following posted on 26.5.09

“Women‘s jail worst for self-harm” BBC
“Self-harm in jail blamed on abuse” Scotsman
“Self-harm incidents ‘rocket’ at all-female prison” The Herald
“Women‘s jail worst for self-harm” Law Society Journal
“Incidents of self-harm at Scotland‘s female prison ‘rockets’ by 800%” Press and Journal

See also

Robert Brown (Glasgow) (LD): To ask the Scottish Executive how many incidents of self-harm by prisoners there were in (a) 2009 and (b) 2010, broken down by institution.


CjScotland 5.5.09: Prisoner assault and self harm data published

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