HMP Whitemoor is a maximum-security male prison housing category A and B offenders.

How this service can help you

HM Prison Whitemoor is part of the high-secure prison estate, which means it holds adult male prisoners who are all serving long sentences – many are life sentenced – and some of whom are designated as the most dangerous prisoners in the prison system. The mental health needs of these men are often highly complex and chronic. Within the prison there is a unit holding men who have not only been violent in the community but have also demonstrated violence (or violent ideation) whilst in prison (The Close Supervision Centre). This is part of a nationally managed Prison Service system which operates across five prisons, all in the high secure estate.

Fens Unit Severe Personality Disorder Assessment and Treatment Service

This is a multi-disciplinary team consisting of nurses, psychologists, an administrator, a psychotherapist and a psychiatrist. The team works with offender with severe
personality disorders, who pose a significant risk to staff, self, property and other prisoners.

All work is underpinned by the CPA (Care Programme Approach) giving focused and collaborative care.

Where is it?

HMP Whitemoor, Longhill Road, March, PE15 0PR

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Contact the service

T 01354 602794

The page was last updated on 20 March 2018 by andrea.bateman.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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