HMP Kirkham Healthcare Department
We provide primary healthcare to 630 adult male sentenced prisoners located in an open prison. We provide a variety of nurse led clinics delivered as would be in the community, including:
- Chronic Disease management, including diabetes
- Coronary heart disease
- Chronic kidney disease
We offer screening and vaccinations for blood borne viruses. We have specialist clinics for sexual health, dentistry, podiatry, opticians, stop smoking and a comprehensive health screening service for men transferring between prisons and preparing for discharge.
In addition, we offer a daily GP service.
We provide support/treatment for men with severe and enduring mental illness, and moderate/severe depression. Treatment options depend on need and promotion of multi-agency collaborative working.
Specific duties performed include CPA framework, multi-agency working, MAPPA, risk management, awareness training and release planning.
Where the service is provided and how to contact us
We deliver this service in a modern, well equipped building staffed by fully trained NHS staff.
Tel: 01772 675428
Fax: 01772 675408