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Cork Prison Visiting Committee. (2012) Cork Prison Visiting Committee annual report 2011. Dublin: Department of Justice and Equality.

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Despite the efforts of all concerned, there remain some problems such as:
• Staff Shortages
• Overcrowding
• Slopping out, in cell sanitation
• Outdated Victorian prison building
On a positive side the following were identified:
• Excellent new screening system
• Successful use of sniffer dog in drug detection

Mental Health Service
The staff involved continue to provide Psychology and Counselling service. This service is of the utmost importance and it is agreed that the staff levels should be maintained at present numbers.

Date:April 2012
Pages:2p. :
Publisher:Department of Justice and Equality
Corporate Creators:Cork Prison Visiting Committee
Place of Publication:Dublin
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Cork
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)

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