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Centre for Health and Justice

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The Centre for Health and Justice, led by Professor Eddie Kane, is a major national development in the understanding of and provision for mentally disordered offenders.

The Centre brings together research, policy and practice in the fields of mental and general health care and criminal justice, through an innovative multi-disciplinary approach. It carries out clinically focused and practically designed research to provide the evidence base to build a new generation of services. Chair of the new Centre’s Advisory Board is Lord David Ramsbotham, formerly HM Chief Inspector of Prisons.


Partnership awarded £50,000 police grant

A partnership led by the Centre for Health and Justice at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) has been awarded £50,000 by the College of Policing to forge links between academics and the police. (January 2014)

The funding from the professional body for policing in England and Wales will create a regional network of police forces and academics to examine what works in tackling family violence, exploitation of vulnerable people and radicalisation.

Read more: Partnership awarded £50,000 police grant