Prison Service Instructions (PSIs)

There are a number of rules, regulations and guidelines by which prisons are run. These are outlined in Prison Service Instructions (PSIs).

All Prison Service operating instructions are published as PSIs. They have a fixed expiry date.

PSI Numerical Index 1997 - 2009 (PDF 0.55mb)

PSI and AI Numerical List 2009 onwards (PDF 0.23mb)

Subject Index (PDF 0.13mb) 

Download related forms


01/2016 - Preventing and managing staff corruption (Prisons and HQ) (PDF 0.89mb)

02/2016 - Health and Safety Arrangements for the Management of Accident Reporting, Recording and Investigation

03/2016 - Adult social care

04/2016 - The Interception of Communications in Prisons and Security Measures

05/2016 - Faith and Pastoral Care for Prisoners

06/2016 - Information Risk Management Policy

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