Chapter 3. Prison Health: Policy Development

  1. Ann E. Norman SEN, RGN and
  2. Alan A. Parrish OBE, RGN, RLND
  1. Lindsay Bates and
  2. Les Storey

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch3

Prison Nursing

Prison Nursing

How to Cite

Bates, L. and Storey, L. (2008) Prison Health: Policy Development, in Prison Nursing (eds A. E. Norman and A. A. Parrish), Blackwell Science Ltd, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch3

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055012

Online ISBN: 9780470690451



  • prison health;
  • policy development;
  • nursing;
  • act of parliament;
  • hospitals


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Historical background

  • Background - policy development

  • The prison population and assessed health needs

  • The prison health workforce

  • Strategies for prison nursing

  • Terms and conditions of service

  • Nursing leadership

  • Challenges for nurses in prisons

  • References