Ombudsman speaks at the European Custody and Detention Summit

On 16 November, Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Nigel Newcomen presented learning from his investigations into self-inflicted deaths in custody to delegates at the European Custody and Detention Summit at the Tower of London. Every state in Europe faces significant challenges… Read More

Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Nigel Newcomen CBE

Royal College of Nursing: Ombudsman’s blog on dementia in prisons

  As Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, I independently investigate all deaths in prison, immigration detention and probation approved premises as well as complaints from prisoners, immigration detainees and those under probation supervision. Sadly, demand for my services has never been… Read More