Regimes at Littlehey

The regime includes offending behaviour programmes including enhanced thinking skills, sex offender treatment programme, 12 step drugs programme and A-Z motivational courses. The prison strives to support release plans through effective sentence planning and support resettlement through the foundation training company programme, job centre plus and Nacro.

Support through ‘Buddies’ to combat bullying, ‘Listeners’ to support those at risk from suicide and self harm and race equality to assist with diversity issues.

Drug Strategy

The prison addresses drug misuse of prescribed and illicit drugs within the establishment as a whole. There is a CARATs Team and a RAPt programme as well as an extensive VDT programme.

Medical Facilities

HMP/YOI Littlehey has a type II Healthcare facility with health care services commissioned by the PCT and core nursing staff being provided by the Prison Service. It is unsuitable for those prisoners requiring 24 hour care. There are two health care departments, one for each side of the establishment to meet the needs of both young offenders and category C prisoners. Mental Health In Reach services are provided by the Peterborough and Cambridgeshire NHS Foundation Trust. GP services are provided by Medac’s combined with a wide variety of nurse-led and pharmacy-led clinics. Additionally, on site specialist services include dentistry, optometry, podiatry and physiotherapy. Services normally delivered in secondary care such as genitor-urinary medicine, ENT and dermatology are provided within the establishment.

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