Attempted Suicides Reach all Time High in Immigration Removal Centres

Self Harm in Immigration Detention  – April/May/June 2013 

Attempted Suicides have reached an all time high in Immigration Removal Centres as has the number of detainees on Suicide watch; in Quarter two 2013 compared to Quarter one there were:

96 incidents a 24% Increase in Attempted Self-Harm Needing Medical Treatment   

750 detainees a 42.5% Increase in detainees deemed to be at risk of Self-Harm

Q2 has shown the worst number of incidents, since records began.

Previous UKBA data on Self-Harm in the UK Immigration estate here . . . .

‘No-Deportations asked UKBA for figures on self-harm in immigration detention between April/May/June 2013 inclusive, under the following headings:

1. Number of individuals on formal self-harm at risk.

2. Number of Incidents of self-harm requiring medical treatment.

3. Number of deaths if any.

In Campsfield House, Brook House, Colnbrook, Dover, Dungavel, Harmondsworth, Haslar, Morton Hall, Tinsley House, Yarl’s Wood IRCs, any Short Term Hold Centres and Cedars pre-departure accommodation.

UKBA replied:  The data requested on self-harm in Immigration Removal Centres, Short-Term Holding Facilities (STHFs) and Cedars pre-departure accommodation is detailed in the tables below; it is based on management information only and has not been subject to the detailed checks that apply for National Statistics publications. These figures are provisional and are subject to change.

 There have been no deaths at any of the Immigration Removal Centres, STHFs and Cedars pre-departure accommodation during this period.
                                       
                                               
 Number of incidents of Self-Harm requiring medical treatment  Q2/2013                                         
                                               
                                               
                Total   Apr-13  May-13  Jun-13
                                         
Brook House     26      13      11      2
                                              
Campsfield House        3       1       1       1
                                              
Colnbrook               4       2       1       1
                                              
Dover           11      2       5       4
                                              
Dungavel                0       0       0       0
                                              
Harmondsworth   24      9       7       8
                                              
Haslar          3       0       2       1
                                              
Morton Hall     2       0       2       0
                                              
Tinsley House   8       6       1       1
                                              
Yarl’s Wood     15      8       5       2
                                              
Larne           0       0       0       0
                                              
Pennine House   0       0       0       0
                                              
Cedars Pre-departure    0       0       0       0
                                              
        Subtotal        96      41      35      20
                                             
       

Individuals on Formal Self-Harm at Risk  in Immigration Detention 2013                                         
                                               
                Total   Apr-13  May-13  Jun-13
                                         
Brook House     135     37      48      50
                                             
Campsfield House        36      12      15      9
                                              
Colnbrook               110     36      39      35
                                             
Dover           34      5       17      12
                                             
Dungavel                43      19      15      9
                                              
Harmondsworth   163     50      52      61
                                             
Haslar          22      5       9       8
                                              
Morton Hall     62      18      6       38
                                             
Tinsley House   55      22      16      17
                                             
Yarl’s Wood     89      30      32      27
                                             
Larne           0       0       0       0
                                              
Pennine House   1       0       0       1
                                              
Cedars Pre-departure    1       0       1       0
                                              
        Subtotal        750     234     249     267    
End of Bulletin: Source for this Message as per URLs

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