"Video calling for prisoners might well be the best thing to come out of COVID in prisons." Phil Copple Director General HMPPS The Coronavirus outbreak forced many people to get to grips with using video technology as a safe way …
Back in May 2019, we started to migrate “prison finder” pages from justice.gov.uk to the GOV.UK website. Our main goal was to make sure the content really worked for our users while also moving us closer towards turning off an …
In a new prison pilot, the MOJ prisoner money team tests a digital way of sending prisoners’ money out
At Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS), we’re building straightforward, effective digital services to support reform, save money and increase safety in UK prisons.
How microservices made up of small applications can be more effective than big behemoth IT systems.
Arif Harbott, our Chief Digital & Information Officer, talks about transforming the justice system at the Sprint 16 government digital conference.
How we’re making it easier to share data across the criminal justice system.
The prison visits booking team had a problem: we were getting excessive amounts of feedback to our technical helpdesk that we couldn’t address.
Last Friday was a momentous day for MOJ Digital. Not only did our make a plea service hit the headlines but we also learned that the employment tribunal service had passed its service standard assessment.
We asked Peter Hickey, Head of Operations at HMP/YOI Rochester to give us the low-down on what it was like to be one of the first prisons in England and Wales to use the new online prison visits …