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Health Services Division

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The Health Services Division is responsible for medical, dental, and mental health (psychiatric) services provided to adults in custody in Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facilities, including healthcare delivery, infectious disease management, and medical designations. The Division also coordinates the BOP's Occupational Safety and Health program which ensures a safe, healthy environment for employees and adults in custody. Additionally, the Division manages the Food Services Program in all BOP facilities.

The BOP has over 3,000 health care positions, including approximately 550 Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Officers detailed from the Department of Health and Human Services. This cadre of health care providers has been supporting the medical mission of the BOP since 1930.