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Table 1 Number of prisoners at each detection stage

From: From positive screen to engagement in treatment: a preliminary study of the impact of a new model of care for prisoners with serious mental illness

  Remand Prison Mixed Prisons Total
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
Total prisoners in the study perioda 8933 9578 10,416 9843 19,349 19,421
New receptions (% of total prisoners) 8527 (95.5) 9491 (99.1) 8502 (87.4) 8142 (82.7) 17,029 (88.0) 17,633 (90.8)
New receptions screened (% of new receptions) 0 (0) 1446 (15.2) 0 (0) 2893 (35.5) 0 (0) 4339 (24.6)
New referrals for triage assessment (% of total prisoners) 148 (1.6) 222 (2.3) 343 (3.3) 512 (5.2) 491 (2.5) 734 (3.7)
Triage assessments completed (% of referrals) 138 (93.2) 197 (88.7) 320 (93.3) 416 (81.3) 458 (93.3) 613 (83.5)
Triage assessments not completed (% of referrals) 10 (6.8) 25 (11.3) 23 (6.7) 96 (18.7) 33 (6.7) 121 (16.5)
Prisoners to MDT assessment and treatment (% of triage assessments) 108 (78.2) 147 (74.6) 230 (71.9) 279 (67.1) 338 (73.8) 426 (69.5)
  1. aPrison population in first month plus subsequent new receptions over the next 12 months