Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Learning Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System. Find out what happens to people with learning disabilities when taken into the criminal justice system.
Jess Davidson. A nurse who has revolutionised care in the cells. Jess ensures suspects get mental health assessments to avoid tragedy behind bars.
Lynne Pearce. Forensic nursing: why I love this complex and unpredictable job. (This article is free to read upon registration, which is also free).
NHS England. Working in the Health and Justice Sector. A series of short films of interviews with people currently working in a variety of healthcare roles in the justice system.
NHS England. Case studies and videos. These case studies share best practice and show how Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services can change lives.
NHS Isle of Wight. Improving patient safety: Recruiting prison healthcare staff.
Nottinghamshire Healthcare. Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service. This film showcases the Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service. The team identify, assess and refer people with mental health, intellectual disability needs and substance misuse issues when they first come in to contact with the Criminal Justice System.
Nursing Times (30 May 2018). Award for nurses who provide end of life care in prison. A nurse-led initiative in which hospice staff have taken their expertise on end of life care into prison settings has been recognised with an award. St Luke's Hospice Plymouth was a Burdett Nursing Award winner in 2018, for End of life care in Dartmoor Prison.
Nursing Times (5 October 2018). Prison nurse calls for more positive view of the sector. Stephanie Smith, a nurse from HMP Hewell, highlights the positives of working within a prison healthcare setting and the fantastic work being undertaken on BBV screening and sexual health.
Primary Health Care Journal. How one nurse made a huge impact in police nursing to become an award winner. Frustrated with being unable to address patients’ needs during the 30-minute assessment he completes at Staffordshire Northern Area Custody Facility, Mr Teague-Hellon, a police forensic custody nurse, decided to set up a medical outreach team to reach these vulnerable people in local night shelters. (You will need to register to access this article: registration is free).
South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. Integrated Approaches to Prison Healthcare. The story of reform of prison healthcare in Northern Ireland.
Worldwide Prison Health Research & Engagement Network (WEPHREN). International good practice on prison issues. See also: WEPHREN - Themed collections.