source: The IAP
published: August 2016
The Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody (IAP) have published their End of Term report that covers the period up to August 2016.
Inside this edition you will find updates on the progress of the IAP priorities, panel members information, stocktake and information regarding the annual statistics on deaths in custody.
The remit of the IAP covers deaths which occur in prisons, in or following police custody, immigration detention, the deaths of residents of approved premises and the deaths of those detained under the Mental Health Act (MHA) in hospital.
The principles and lessons learned as part of this work will also apply to the deaths of those detained under the Mental Capacity Act in hospital.