In the Media

The scandal of seriously ill prisoners denied basic healthcare | Eric Allison

PUBLISHED September 5, 2012

As those who know the prison system well will tell you, jail is the last place you want to be if you are seriously ill. My memory bank ? along with the annals of Inquest, the charity that works with those bereaved by deaths in custody ? is crowded with horror stories of medical negligence: sick prisoners wrongly diagnosed, mistreated, or just plain ignored.

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