During 2005-06, 51,520 prisoners entered prison detoxification and drug maintenance programmes.
Since April 2007, these two interventions have been reported separately. In the period April to October 2007, the following clinical interventions for prisoners with drug dependence in prisons were provided: (a) detoxification 26,932; and (b) extended prescribing 7,263. This is a total of 34,195 interventions.
P. Simon data can fluctuate as prison establishments finalise their entries.
P. Simon database, HM Prison Service.