Prison nursing: why its complexity makes it a rich learning environment for students
The wide spectrum of healthcare need in prison, along with its multidisciplinary working, makes criminal justice a highly rewarding setting for clinical placements
When I tell people I work in a prison, they often assume I face threats, violence and intimidation on a daily basis. But I have worked as a prison nurse for four years now, and none of these are part of my day-to-day life.
In fact, it is quite the opposite; my days are often filled with laughter and gratitude, and I take great pride in delivering quality health care to vulnerable people who are often at the lowest point in their lives.
My career came to a turning point and now it’s flourishing
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