At HMP Birmingham the healthcare services are commissioned by Birmingham and Solihull NHS Cluster PCT and provided by Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust. They provide a full range of primary, mental health and substance misuse services.
They are committed to providing the highest standards of heathcare to offenders in their care. The healthcare centre is operational at all times and is staffed by a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants, dentists and allied health professionals.
Healthcare staff approach their work in the Prison with professionalism and commitment that lays the foundations for improved services and recognises the dignity of the individual. All employees are selected and trained to respect the human rights and needs of offenders. All staff are security cleared and provided with thorough induction training.
Specialist services include:
- Chronic diseases
- Mental health care
- Substance misuse
- Health living and health promotion
- Smoking cessation
- Sexual health