HC Deb 17 November 1997 vol 301 c41W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of prison establishments in England and Wales have a pharmacist employed on the premises. [16371]

Ms Quin

Thirty four Prison Service establishments have a resident pharmacist. These establishments generally act as pharmacy cluster centres, providing services to a further 67 prisons or Young Offender Institutions. Thirty one establishments obtain pharmacy drugs or services through a variety of arrangements with the private sector or the National Health Service.

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