Don’t be afraid to give prison nursing a try
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Don’t be afraid to give prison nursing a try

Lynne Pearce Freelance health journalist

Prisons can be dangerous places, but the risks are known and planned for. And with prison healthcare often nurse led, there is a lot more to the role than people may realise

If you’ve never considered prison nursing or discounted it as dangerous, it’s time to think again, says Ben Tolley, who is responsible for healthcare across eight prison sites in Northamptonshire and neighbouring counties.

Nursing Standard. 32, 12, 38-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.12.38.s32

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