Chantal Edge explains why video consultations (telemedicine) are relevant to the voluntary sector, and outlines the national rollout of telemedicine across secure settings as part of the pandemic response.
The Covid-19 response grants fund has now drawn to a close, and we are thrilled to have awarded 58 grants to 55 organisations on behalf of the Ministry of Justice/Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (MoJ/HMPPS).
Lauren Nickolls analyses the findings of our latest survey of voluntary sector organisations. In the last month, many organisations have begun to increase their service provision again but a sense of uncertainty about the future remains.
Liz Ropschitz, Recoop’s Buddy Training Manager explains how prison Buddies have stepped up during the Covid-19 pandemic – working closely with health care and wing officers to support the most vulnerable prisoners.
Long before the pandemic, the criminal justice voluntary sector was struggling for resource in a complex, competitive and challenging commissioning environment. Covid-19 has exacerbated a crisis in sustainability.