Royal College of Nursing (2016) Positive and proactive care: reducing the need for restrictive interventions. London: RCN.
National Offender Management Service and NHS England (2015) Working with personality disordered offenders: a practitioner’s guide.
Nursing in Justice
HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales (2019) The Annual report of HM Chief Inspector of prisons from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. London: HMIP
Ministry of Justice (2016) Prison Safety and Reform. London: HMSO
Betts N (2015) Equal access, equal care: guidance for prison healthcare staff treating patients with learning disabilities. London: NHS England.
Howard League for Penal Reform (2017) Preventing prison suicide: staff perspectives. London: The Howard League
Prison Reform Trust (2019) Bromley briefings: prison factfile summer 2019. London: Prison Reform Trust
Forensic Health Care
Georgiou M, Oultram M and Haque D Q (eds.) (2019) Standards for forensic mental health services: low and medium secure care. 3rd edn. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (2013) Guidance for commissioners of forensic mental health services. London: JCPMH
Scottish Government: Forensic mental health
NHS Scotland: Forensic mental health services managed care network
Royal College of Psychiatrists (2018) Prison mental health in Northern Ireland (CR219). RCP: London.
NHS Evidence guidance search: Forensic nursing
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We would like to thank the RCN Nursing in Justice and Forensic Health Care member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.