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Assessment of people who have been tasered

13 July 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

The use of Tasers® by the police is subject to intense scrutiny and controversy. With increasing numbers of police officers carrying Tasers, it is important that...

Staff reluctance to report clients to the police

01 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The reluctance of carers to report alleged offences by people with learning disabilities to the police is well documented in the literature, but there is a lack of...

Mobile crisis response teams: the evidence for joint police and mental health responses for people in mental health crisis

Mental Health Practice

evidence & practice

In the UK, police officers who respond to people in mental health crisis in the community must judge whether or not the people they are dealing with require...

Setting up a police liaison service in a medium secure hospital

10 October 2012

Mental Health Practice


After a police liaison service was set up in a medium secure hospital, detection rates of criminal acts committed by inpatients, usually against other inpatients,...

Assessing fitness to detain in police custody

11 November 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article outlines the role of the custody nurse in assessing an individual’s fitness to be detained. It addresses all aspects of the assessment, including...

Cutting edge scheme

05 April 2011

Nursing Standard


In a bid to reduce knife crime in Merseyside, nurse Rob Jackson does not pull his punches when talking to young offenders and schoolchildren.

A force for good

05 January 2010

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

Nurse Richard Harwin uses his experience as a mental health intervention police officer.

On the right track

21 March 2006

Nursing Standard


With experience in A&E and HIVawareness as well as charity work overseas, Derek Reale was looking for a change. Working for the British Transport Police, he is able...

Crime scene

28 March 2006

Nursing Standard


Nurses in Chichester are carving out new roles as forensic nurse practitioners (FNPs). Working closely with the police, they are making a significant contribution to...

Breaking the silence

01 March 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Identifying and supporting women injured as a result of domestic violence is the goal of a clinical nurse specialist in a north London hospital.