Welcome to the Probation Healthcare Commissioning Toolkit. We hope that this resource will be helpful to commissioners and practitioners in the health and justice landscape.

Please find links to the sections of the toolkit to the left. The toolkit is also available to download for free from this site. We are also happy for people to use infographics from the toolkit in their own work, as long as the original toolkit is appropriately referenced. Do please, also provide feedback via the link on the left.

Probation Healthcare Commissioning Toolkit
A resource for commissioners and practitioners in health and criminal justice

Dr Coral Sirdifield, Research Fellow, University of Lincoln
Dr Rebecca Marples, Research Assistant, University of Lincoln
Professor Charlie Brooker, Honorary Professor for Health and Justice, Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor David Denney, Professor of Social and Public Policy, Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena, Professor of Primary & Pre-Hospital Health Care
Mr Dean Maxwell-Harrison, Service User Consultant
Ms Sophie Strachan, Service User Consultant
Mr Tony Connell, Probation Representative



This study project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) [Research for Patient Benefit programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0815-20012]. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.