This is the first book aimed specifically at nurses working in prisons. There is a specific set of skills needed to be a prison nurse. The environment is radically different to other areas of practice and the nurse-patient relationship and its boundaries are of paramount importance
This book is written by nursing experts in this field and includes chapters on women's health, ethnic and cultural issues, educational demands, the legal and political settings, prison culture, and suicide.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 458 g
Dimensions: 244 x 173 x 11 mm
"This is an excellent and timely book... With recent developments in prison health care and the inevitable concomitant development of prison nursing in the UK, this book will prove to be a core text."
Journal of Advanced Nursing
"...the editors have ensured that the range of topics offers a realistic view of what prison nursing is really like" Nursing Standard
"This book is recommended for those working in, or otherwise interested in, this fascinating area of professional practice." Nursing Standard
"A groundbreaking book in this field. It covers women's health, ethnic and cultural issues, educational demands, legal and political settings, prison culture and suicide."