April – June

The quality of post mortem examinations provided by the State Pathologist’s Department in Northern Ireland was found to be of the highest standard.  However concerns surrounding management and procedures of the department have been raised in the latest report published today by Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland. 
The relocation of women prisoners to Ash House at Hydebank Wood had not tackled the underlying and fundamental issues in relation to women and girls in prison said HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Anne Owers, and the Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice, Kit Chivers, today, publishing their joint report on an inspection of Ash House.   
The Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland, Kit Chivers, today published his report on an inspection of the Juvenile Justice Centre at Rathgael, Bangor.