Dr Huw Stone worked as a consultant forensic psychiatrist for over 25 years in secure services for adults and adolescents, in prisons (male remand, lifer and women’s) and community forensic services. He retired from the NHS in 2019. Dr Stone was the Independent Clinical Advisor to the National Oversight Group for High Secure services from 2014 – 2021. In 2015, with a colleague, Dr Stone jointly developed standards for prison mental health teams and since then has developed and jointly led the Quality Network for the Royal College of Psychiatrists for prison mental health services. Since 2016, Dr Stone has been a specialist member of the Parole Board of England and Wales. He also undertakes independent reviews of services with the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Niche.