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Prisoners (Drugs)

Volume 86: debated on Wednesday 13 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give for 1984 the total number of doses of drugs administered to prisoners, the number of prisoners receiving those doses and a breakdown of such dosage by prisoner's sex.

The numbers of doses of medicines (of all categories) recorded in prison pharmacies as having been administered to inmate patients in the year ended 31 December 1984 are:


Establishments for males8,580,014
Establishments for females925,472

The number of patients to whom the medicines were administered is not recorded.