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HMP Rye Hill
Willoughby, Nr Rugby
CV23 8SZ

+44 (0)1788 523300
+44 (0)1788 523311
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At HMP Rye Hill we are committed to providing the highest standards of healthcare to prisoners in our care. Our healthcare team is staffed 24 hours a day and is made up of qualified nurses and health care assistants.

Our staff approach their work in prisons and secure settings with a professionalism and commitment that lays the foundations for improved services and recognise the dignity of the individual. All our employees are selected and trained to respect the human rights and needs of detainees or prisoners. All staff are security vetted and provided with thorough induction training.

HMP Rye Hill has an integrated drug treatment service (IDTS) in operation to provide offenders who have a current substance misuse issue to receive the correct levels of medical and physical support to aid them in eventually leading a drug free lifestyle.  This includes one to one medical interventions and support as well as purposeful activities support via physical activity staff.

Visiting specialists include:
- Doctor
- Dentist
- Optician
- Chiropodist
- Psychiatrist

Nurse-organised clinics include:
- Asthma
- Giving up smoking
- Healthy living
- Hepatitis
- Physiotherapy
- Blood testing
- Mental Health Care
- Counselling

Improving Access to psychological Therapies
Improving Access to psychological Therapies is part of the NHFT prison mental health service. The team provides evidence- based psychological assessment and treatments for prisoners experiencing common mental health problems.

The focus is on improving health and wellbeing, improving economic productivity. Depending on the type and severity of the mental health problem, a prisoner may be allocated to a low or high intensity IAPT practitioner or CBT therapist.

The team assess and treat depression, general anxiety disorder, panic disorders, agoraphobia, specific phobias, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The team offers the following psychological therapies

- psycho education and supported self-help
- psycho educational groups
- relaxation techniques
- Problem solving
- individual CBT sessions
- individual 1:1 sessions

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