HC Deb 16 December 1986 vol 107 c477W
Mr. Tom Cox

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what health checks are made by prison doctors on new inmates coming into prison; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Mellor

All inmates on first reception are questioned about specific aspects of their health and are examined by the medical officer on the day of reception or as soon as possible on the following day.

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