A jury yesterday found further significant failures in the management of a vulnerable prisoner in HMP Woodhill, including a failure to properly assess his mental health and to take all reasonable precautions to prevent Thomas from taking his own life. The Milton Keynes jury had been...

Inquest to open into death of the fourth of 7 men to take their own lives in HMP Woodhill in 2016. Before HM Senior Coroner Tom Osborne. Milton Keynes Coroner's Court, sitting at Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES. Opens 26 June 2017 -...

On 23 May 2017 the High Court handed down judgement in the case brought by the relatives of Ian Brown and Danny Dunkley who took their own lives in HMP Woodhill in 2015 and 2016 respectively. They sought a declaration that the Governor of the...

A jury today found further failures in the management of a vulnerable prisoner in HMP Woodhill. The Milton Keynes jury had been hearing evidence in the inquest into the death of Michael Cameron, who was 45 at the time of his death. On 26 April...

Jury finds that failure by HMP Woodhill to learn from previous suicides caused the death by neglect of Daniel Dunkley. Daniel Dunkley hanged himself at HMP Woodhill on 29 July 2016 and died on 2 August 2016. The jury at his inquest concluded on Friday that...

The High Court is to hear a Judicial Review challenge of HMP Woodhill and Secretary of State for Justice (SSJ) on 7 April 2017. The hearing follows the High Court granting permission to the Claimants to challenge and force the Defendants (Governor of HMP Woodhill and...

MoJ figures published for 2016 show there were 119 self-inflicted deaths in prison, the highest number in a calendar year since current recording practices began in 1978. 7 of those deaths in 2016 were of men held in HMP Woodhill. The highest number in the prison...

28  year old Tedros, a refugee originally from Eritrea, was found hanging in his cell on G wing in HMP Pentonville on 19 January 2016. The inquest into his death will be heard before a jury at St Pancras Coroner’s court from 28 November. The hearing...