A 25-year-old man has been charged following an assault on a member of staff at HMP Nottingham on 14 April.
A 23-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the assault.
Michael McKenna, of HMP Nottingham, has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm.
He has also been charged with attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm and a racially aggravated public order offence.
He will appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court this morning.