Prison officers are being taken off suicide watch and replaced by unqualified 'babysitters' because the system is overwhelmed by an epidemic of self-harm.

Prison reformers and the prison officers' union have written to the Home Office to express their concern that the replacement staff will be unable to cope as the crisis deepens in Britain's overcrowded jails.

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