Working at the Mount Prison – an inside view

Working at the Mount Prison – an inside view

Mount Prison. These 2 blogs have been written by a senior member of staff at HMP The Mount and give a good idea of what it’s like working inside a prison. Click here for The Mount Prison opening times. What’s it like working in a prison? I am often asked “What is it...
AT THE MOUNT PRISON H IS FOR HAWCS

AT THE MOUNT PRISON H IS FOR HAWCS

The HAWCS are a team of hard-working Health & Wellbeing Champions who are prisoners at HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire. They have all passed NVQ Level 2 in Understanding Health Improvement. The teams’ main objective is to improve the Health and Wellbeing of the...
HACRO President calls for more effective strategy

HACRO President calls for more effective strategy

HACRO President calls for more effective strategy for hard pressed prison system The recent disruption at HMP The Mount is not unexpected, and it is likely to be reproduced elsewhere. While prison staff cope heroically under extremely difficult and often dangerous...
How Employing Ex-Offenders Works

How Employing Ex-Offenders Works

James Timpson CEO of Timpson Group writes, 15 years ago, I visited Thorn Cross, a prison near Warrington. I was there to set up a conference that was taking place the following week. Matt, the inmate who showed me round was so impressive I gave him my business card...