Regime information for Liverpool Prison


Our education provision is provided by e NOVUS. The curriculum offer is based around the key areas of functional skills – English and Maths, Vocational Training including Catering, Construction and Industrial Cleaning, Information Technology and employability support. Each area is linked to local labour market employment strands and we utilise our links with our partner agencies including Job Centre Plus, Achieve Northwest, Shelter – Community Rehabilitation Company and NOVUS  to maximise opportunities for development and the potential for employment or further training on release.


There are four areas within the PE department which provide opportunities for offenders to take part in structured recreational gym, remedial support and accredited courses, Focus and First Step. The weights room has a selection of free weights, static weight machines and cardio vascular equipment. The sports hall is an indoor recreational area where team games such as football, volleyball and basketball are played as well as circuit training. The outside area enables offenders to take part in team games such as football, cricket, circuits and running. There is also a cardio vascular suite.

Accredited Programmes

The Programmes Department currently offer an accredited Thinking Skill Programme

The following Non-accredited programmes are also offered

  • HELP
  • Sycamore Tree

Health Care Centre

Healthcare services at Liverpool Prison are delivered in partnership with  Mersey Care NHS trust and SPECTRUM

This includes a 26 bedded in patient unit along with a full range of primary care services covering both physical and mental health.

Healthcare is provided 24 hours a day.

A Listener Scheme, supported by the Samaritans, operates for prisoners who are at risk from suicide or self-harm.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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