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National Probation Service

Bulletin
Issue 63 6 July 2007

The Bulletin has been improved for easier on-screen reading. It now summaries new content placed on Epic
(http://npsintranet.probation.gsi.gov.uk/index.htm) in the previous week and significant messages that have been
circulated on the Chief Officer gateway. Articles can now be read by either scrolling down the page or by clicking the
titles below:

150/07 End of Custody Licence


151/07 Offender Management Phase 3
152/07 Review of Regional Management
153/07 Training Projects Update
154/07 Forthcoming Publications
155/07 Issued Recently

150/07 END OF CUSTODY LICENCE

Guidance for recording attendances and failures of offenders subject to End of Custody Licence has been issued as
per PC22/2007.

Issued to Chief Officers, Chairs, Board Secretaries and Board Treasurers via the Chief Officer Gateway 3 July 2007

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151/07 OFFENDER MANAGEMENT PHASE 3

The NOMS Board has decided that Phase 3 will go ahead in January 2008, rather than November 2007 and that it
will include IPP cases but not lifers.

Further Information: paul.hindson2@justice.gsi.gov.uk

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152/07 REVIEW OF REGIONAL MANAGEMENT

A letter summarising the findings of Nick Ville’s review of regional management, announces changes to the role of
Regional Managers and describes a new framework for regional working.

Issued to Chief Officers and Chairs via the Chief Officer Gateway 3 July 2007

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153/07 TRAINING PROJECTS UPDATE

This letter summarises the progress made in the training projects within the Change Programme. It contains
important information about the interpretation of PC18/2007 and the wording of the new training amendment to the
Offender Management Bill.

Issued to Chief Officers and Chairs via the Chief Officer Gateway 4 July 2007

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154/07 FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS

• HMI Probation Annual Report 2006/2007


• National Probation Service Annual Report 2006 - 2007

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155/07 ISSUED RECENTLY

Probation Circulars 2007:

PC23 Reducing the Risk of Drug Related Deaths Issued 29 June

PC22 End of Custody Licence (ECL) Issued 21 June

OASys Messages to Areas – Via Epic

Message 050 07 OASys Unable to send e-mails to Assessors Issued 4 July

Message 049 07 Preparation for Deployment of eOASys Release Issued 2 July

Message 048 07 4.2.1c Incident Fix Release Issued 28 June

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Issue 63 UNCLASSIFIED NPS Bulletin


July 2007

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