COVID19 vaccination of residents and staff in prisons is a very important aspect of managing COVID 19 in this setting and reducing the risk of transmission.


Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service in England and Wales have examined the best ways of increasing vaccine uptake in imprisoned people. They have shared a range of informative resources below.

What's helping vaccination uptake among prison residents 

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy across the Prison Estate Thematic Review

Good Practice Suggestions for Prisoner Vaccination Uptake

COVID-19 – A Thematic Review into Vaccine Hesitancy across the Prison Estate presentation 

COVID-19 Vaccination: Resources for secure settings