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A multidisciplinary approach to mental health care for prisoners

05 July 2012

Mental Health Practice


In any setting that provides care for those affected by mental health issues, a positive, co-ordinated approach by professionals is essential. The working...

Safeguarding in prisons

01 November 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Social care safeguarding processes can be introduced in prisons to protect vulnerable prisoners and their vulnerable dependants. This requires clear commissioning of...

The power of the media to shape perceptions of mental illness

09 May 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Headlines in the press that include words such as ‘psycho’, ‘bonkers’ or ‘madman’ have been used to provide a sensationalist hook, symbolising the fears that some...

From Facebook

18 November 2015

Nursing Standard


Identifying and transferring offenders with mental health needs

14 November 2012

Nursing Standard


This article provides an overview of the challenges encountered by mental health staff involved in the transfer of offenders with mental health problems between...