Month: December 2014

Phil Eaglesham responds to Nina Varswani on trauma and young prisoners

Phil Eaglesham is a Health Improvement Programme Manager for NHS Health Scotland, a mental health nurse, an artist / musician and a childhood victim of murder. For more on public health and justice see our Health and (In)justice issue from

Posted in health and justice, Young people in prison

New scoping study sets out a way forward for tackling female genital mutilation (FGM) in Scotland

Nina Murray is Women’s Policy Officer at Scottish Refugee Council and author of the FGM report. Our launch issue featured articles on FGM in Scotland by Niki Kandirikirira and John Fotheringham. On 17 December at a packed event in Glasgow,

Posted in FGM, health and justice

Vision for young people in custody launched by Scottish Prison Service

Dr Gill Robinson is Professional Advisor for the Young People’s Strategy with the Scottish Prison Service. On December 4th the SPS launched its new Vision for Young People in Custody at an event at HMYOI Polmont.  Following an introduction from

Posted in Young people in prison