Management of long-term conditions in a prison setting
Jane Perry Senior lecturer, Primary care nursing, University of Worcester
Clare Bennett Senior lecturer, Primary care nursing, University of Worcester
Tracy Lapworth Senior lecturer, Aadvanced clinical practice, University of Worcester
This article, the fourth in a five-part series, explores the management of long-term conditions in the prison population, as well as patient-centred approaches to care and the challenges this may present. It discusses the effective management of chronic diseases and the importance of evidence-based practice in improving offender health care. The need for an understanding of the sociological and psychological perspectives of living with a long-term condition is explained.
Nursing Standard. 24, 42,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.06.24.42.35.c7849Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review