In Conversation with... Sandra Fieldhouse

In this episode, Edwina talks to Sandra Fieldhouse, team leader at Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons, who lead on inspecting all prisons and Young Offender Institutions in England and Wales and jointly inspect Secure Training Centres with Ofsted.

Sandra talks about the important role of the Inspectorate in providing independent, additional scrutiny and raising the bar for prisons. She shares the need for different strategies for the female and male estate which recognise the complex needs and experiences of women in the justice system. Listen as Sandra walks us through her professional journey through the justice system to team leader at the Inspectorate.


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