HMP Chelmsford Prison service

The primary healthcare services in HMP/YOI Chelmsford are provided by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT).
We aim to provide a high quality service to our patients in the same way as in the wider community.

Patients are offered advice on how to stay healthy, avoid illness, staff will encourage patients to be involved in their own care and treatment.

Healthcare team

The healthcare team are able to give information, advice, care and treatment. Some services (such as GP and optician ) are provided under contract to EPUT. Others (such as dentistry) are provided by partner organisations that EPUT work closely with to ensure healthcare needs are met. The overall team includes:

  • doctors
  • registered nurses healthcare assistants
  • mental health staff
  • optician
  • sexual health staff
  • pharmacy staff
  • podiatry staff
  • physiotherapy staff