Chapter 1. The Context of Prison Nursing

  1. Ann E. Norman SEN, RGN and
  2. Alan A. Parrish OBE, RGN, RLND
  1. Rhoda McCausland and
  2. Alan A. Parrish

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch1

Prison Nursing

Prison Nursing

How to Cite

McCausland, R. and Parrish, A. A. (2002) The Context of Prison Nursing, in Prison Nursing (eds A. E. Norman and A. A. Parrish), Blackwell Science Ltd, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055012

Online ISBN: 9780470690451



  • prison nursing;
  • healthcare service;
  • United Kingdom;
  • criminal offences;
  • drug dependence


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The social context of prison nursing

  • Specialist practice for prison nursing

  • Application of the principles to the practice of prison nursing

  • Summary

  • References