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Table 3 Ratio of the number of prisoners to prison doctor contracted hours in prisons, support staff and methadone dispensing available within the IPS.

From: Primary medical care in Irish prisons

Prison Prison
population
Doctor contract hours
per week
Prisoners/doctor hour Nurse WTE Secretary WTE Medical orderly WTE Psychiatry sessions per week Counsellors Methadone dispensing
1 239 15 15.9 7 0 0 1 2 No
2 433 55 7.8 18 1 0 6 2 sanctioned Yes
3 280 15 18.6 0 0 6 3   No
4 85 22.5 3.7 8 Shared 1 3   Yes
5 284 15 18.7 5 0 5 2   No
6 450 78 5.7 11 2 hours 1 2   Yes
7 556 78 7.1 14 1 14 5   Yes
8 178 15 11.8 4 0 2 1   Yes
9 58 10 5.8 10 0 1 0   Yes
10 217 15 14.5 4 0 2 3   No
11 370 39 9.5 15 0 2 4 2 WTE Yes
  1. WTE = whole time equivalent