Invitation to Health and Wellbeing in the Criminal Justice System Event

The team of prison researchers at the Centre for Criminology & Sociology at Royal Holloway University of London wish to invite you to the upcoming ESRC-funded event:

Health in the Criminal Justice System
Friday 4th July 2014
Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU
(opposite The British Museum)

Confirmed speakers include:

Dr Alison Frater
Head of Public Health and Offender Health for NHS England in London

Dr √Čamonn O'Moore
Director for Health & Justice Team, Public Health England
Director WHO Collaborating Centre for Health in Prisons

Dr Kathryn Hopkins
Head of the Prison Survey Team, Ministry of Justice

Sarah Bridgland
Research Manager, NOMS Personality Disorder Team

Professor Jane Ogden
Professor of Health Psychology, University of Surrey

Dr Rosie Meek
Head of Criminology & Sociology, Royal Holloway University of London

Professor Judith Lathlean
Professor of Health Research, University of Southampton

Professor David Denney
Professor of Social and Public Policy, Royal Holloway University of London

Key issues and topics for discussion will include:
  • Health priorities in the Criminal Justice System - perspectives from NHS England, Public Health England and the World Health Organization
  • The practicality and ethics of conducting research in prison settings
  • The use of a range of research, evidence and available data
  • Applying health psychology in prison settings
  • Mental health in offender populations - from prison to probation
  • Older adults in prison


Spaces are limited and allocated on a first come, first serve basis. This event is FREE for all to attend and full support for travel costs will be provided (please select when registering).

For further information please email:

We hope you can be part of what will be a great day! Please also send on to other interested students and colleagues.
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