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2019-45-nmc

2019 – 45 – nmc NMC Hello friend, NMC? It stands for the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Why NMC? Read on… By March, I had been dutifully going to work (in the library) for 5 months with debilitating symptoms (and 4 months of the coughing illness). I asked myself this question: “Why am I putting
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2019-43-Category A

2019 – 43 – category a Category A Hello friend, The Independent Psychologist met with me last week. It was, at times emotionally draining. Until I saw their report, I wasn’t sure how it went – positively. Yes, there are parts of the report which I feel could have been fleshed out a little more,
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2019-42-Category A

2019 – 42 – category a Category A Hello friend, Step 1: try to get some more detail from Security on the nature of this alleged ‘threat’. Once again, my expectations were confounded. Not only did Security reply to my application (often they don’t) but they told me this ‘threat’ was that I was going
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2019-41-Category A

2019 – 41 – category a Category A Hello friend, To deal with ‘problem 1 and 4’, I submitted a complaint to the Cat A section. Surprisingly, I encountered no resistance; we got a deferrment of around a month and the cut of date, duplicate report was removed from the dossier. Problem 2 and 3
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2019-40-Category A

019 – 40 – category a Category A Hello friend, …and where to start? At the beginning of the year, a senior member of staff admitted to me that I would not be progressed through my sentence unless I did an ‘offence-focussed’ course. The only course that is currently being touted for prisoners who are
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2019-38-Heatwave

2019 – 38 – heatwave Heatwave Hello friend, It’s been another really uncomfortable summer. You’ve seen the prison films like ‘Cool Hand Luke’ where, as a punishment, the prisoner is put in ‘the hot box’ and left there for a few days. Whilst maybe not as bad, the temperature our cells reach must hit dangerous
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2019-37-Blog

2019 – 37 – blog Blog Hello friend, Forgive me reader, for I have sinned; It’s been exactly 2 months since my last blog… No… it’s not because I’ve been lazy – I’ve had a lot of work to do on a number of different issues. There’s been good and bad stuff to do with
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2019-36-DPA

DPA Hello friend, I made a Data Protection Act request in February last year. Despite my complaint to the MoJ, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) upholding my complaint and their two letters to the MoJ, I still had not received the personal information I had requested. The only course of action now left to me
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