Chapter 7. Legal Issues for Professional Practice

  1. Ann E. Norman SEN, RGN and
  2. Alan A. Parrish OBE, RGN, RLND
  1. Maddie Blackburn

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch7

Prison Nursing

Prison Nursing

How to Cite

Blackburn, M. (2002) Legal Issues for Professional Practice, in Prison Nursing (eds A. E. Norman and A. A. Parrish), Blackwell Science Ltd, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470690451.ch7

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055012

Online ISBN: 9780470690451

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Keywords:

  • professional practice;
  • health visitor;
  • criminal justice system;
  • nurse regulation;
  • human rights act

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Aims

  • Changes to nurse regulation

  • Negligence, duty of care and the prison nurse

  • Human Rights Act 1998

  • Confidentiality

  • Data Protection Act 1998

  • Young offenders institutions (YOI)

  • Young offenders

  • Mothers and babies in prison

  • Conclusion

  • References