My name is Kelly Mattison and I am a freelance health and social affairs journalist based in Stockport, greater Manchester. My articles have been published in big issue in the north, big issue Scotland, guardian society, guardian social care and young minds magazine.

Styal prison unit ‘unsuitable’: inspector

The chief inspector of prisons has described the state of women held in a special unit at a Cheshire prison as more shocking and distressing than anything he has ever seen on inspection.

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“I had been in and out of prison for ten years"

“I had been in and out of prison for ten years"

‘I run out of money a day or two after I get paid’

‘I run out of money a day or two after I get paid’