Please find the latest guidance for Prisons and other prescribed places of detention in relation to COVID -19 from Government.


Please find the latest information from ACAS who are also working closely with the Department of Health.


This is the latest Public Health England Guidance please bring it to the attention of all members. Further updates will be sent out as and when available.


The POA National Executive Committee have received telephone calls from various branch officials requesting guidance on whether the POA Conference will be going ahead or not.

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.