Written Question on Prison Officers: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Date Title Questioner
31 Oct 2018, 2:35 p.m. Prison Officers: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder David Hanson

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the number of prison officers diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder in relation to their work in the prison service.

Answer (Rory Stewart)

Information is not available on the number of prison officers diagnosed with PTSD in relation to their work in the prison service as there is no classification for PTSD available on the centralised recording of sick absence.

HMPPS is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of its staff in England and Wales, with all staff having access to a comprehensive occupational health service and employee assistance programme.


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