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Prison Details

Publication Date: 01/07/2014

Attachment 1: FOI_HQ14067_010714_N5426_1215(1)

Attachment 2: FOI_HQ14067_010714_PL5427_1216(1)

Details of prisons and population

Attached is a complete list of prisons and Young Offender Institutions in Scotland. This includes full postal address and governor. Also stated is prisons managed by third party.

Attached is the population report that gives the number of prisoners housed in the facility at that particular time. Further information required with regards to medical facility located on site summerised below.

Security Level:
HMP Open Estate is an open prison; the remaining prisons are all 'closed' priosns with facilities in place to prevent escape. In addition to the Open Estate, community access is available to suitably risk assessed offenders from Barlinnie, Cornton Vale, Grampian, Greenock, Inverness and Polmont.

Health Centre:
There is health centre facilities in each prison to enable the delivery of healthcare services. Responsibility and accountability for this service was transferred to NHS on 1 November 2011 and these services are now provided by respective local Health Boards.