Advertisement feature: Preventing deaths in police care

Conference brings together lessons learnt from previous experiences and will help to drive up standards in custody.

Advertisement feature: Preventing deaths in police care

Date - 14th July 2014
By - Police Oracle

Improvements in the standards of care within police custody as well as lessons from previous incidents will be a key talking point at Capita Conference’s Preventing Deaths in Police Care event.

The day-long event on July 16 will explore the most successful emerging custody care and best practice guidance on enhancing multi-agency working.

Delegates will hear from expert speakers on assessing and monitoring vulnerable detainees, the handling of young people in custody and providing alternatives to custody for intoxicated detainees.

Delegates attending this conference will learn how to respond appropriately to the risks presented by detainees in custody and explore the latest developments in this important part of the criminal justice system.

Key stakeholders will draw on invaluable lessons from “near misses”, help improve standards of care within custody and strengthen confidence in the police.

Expert speakers include:

Michael Wilks, Chair, Forensic Medicine Committee, British Medical Council

Hong Tan, Head of Health in the Justice System, NHS EnglandChris Bath, Chief Executive, National Appropiate Adult Network

Simon Atkinson, Detective Chief Inspector, West Yorkshire Police

Simon Meegan, Custody Inspector, Cheshire Constabulary

Dr Lesley Stevens, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director of Mental Health, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Glenn Probst, Production HUB Manager, London Ambulance Service

For more information about the conference, click here. To download the brochure, click here.

For more information, email jack.ojari@capita.co.uk.  

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