Consultancy Work

CB has undertaken a range of consultancy work with a variety of customers. Please see the ‘Associates’ pages for some of the people who have worked in consultancy teams with CB.

Department of Health

Designed the offender mental health pathway

Evaluated the roll-out of health trainers in offender settings

Evaluated the national implementation of self-directed workbook for training prison officers in mental health awareness – report available under ‘publications

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health

Examined the national variability in prison mental health spending by PCTs

Brooker,C and Glyn,J (2012)

Probation and Mental Health The Centre for Mental Health, London (Briefing Paper 45)

Policy Exchange

CB has worked with Policy Exchange, a London-based think-tank, to produce two influential national reports on mental health services for offenders.

‘Out of sight, out of mind’

Examining the problems with the delivery of mental health services in prisons

Inside out

The case for improving mental healthcare across the criminal justice system

Birmingham PCT

Commissioned to provide comments on the PCT’s specification for mental health services.

Lincolnshire PCT

Commissioned to review mental health service delivery in the three Lincolnshire prisons (HMP Lincoln, HMP Morton Hall and HMP North Sea Camp).

East Midlands CSIP Office

Assessed the health needs of a large group of clients in probation in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Health Needs Assessments

Over the past two years the following HNAs have been produced (often in association with IHWUK):

  • In Police Custody (Northumbria, Durham and Darlington, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Warwickshire and West Mercia police forces)
  • In Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) in York, Rotherham, Worcester, and Nuneaton)
  • In secure children’s homes (Three in the North east of England)