- Associated Press - Thursday, July 17, 2014

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - The latest status report submitted by the Guam Department of Corrections says most inmate requests to see a doctor or nurse in the past couple of weeks have gone unfulfilled.

The biweekly report says 97 of 144 inmates who made the medical requests have not been seen.

Pacific Daily News (https://is.gd/U8jst7) says the department is under federal court order to submit reports on the number of prisoners and detainees who request medical, dental or mental health services.

The reports also provide updates on efforts to hire more medical staff and corrections officers.

The DOC is responding to federal concerns about prisoner rights and prison conditions.


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