Prisoners are at risk of being freed without having finished treatment programmes aimed at cutting reoffending, a report has warned.
Changes to mental health services in Tayside could become the lasting legacy of those who have taken their own lives across the region, it has been claimed.
An independent inquiry into mental health services in Tayside could lead to improvements across Scotland.
Scotland's former chief inspector of prisons has been chosen to head the inquiry in mental health services in NHS Tayside.
The chief inspector of prisons in Scotland has called for jail terms of less than a year to be abolished.