What to expect from a clinical placement in a prison
As a nursing student, a prison placement may seem daunting, but you’ll learn a range of NMC-required skills and how to prioritise compassionate, non-judgemental care
I have always had an interest in prison healthcare and wanted to push myself by trying something different for my five-week elective placement, so chose a women’s prison.
One of my main motivations for choosing nursing as a career was to work with marginalised communities and support people going through difficult times in their lives.
What I expected from a prison placement
Before I began my placement, I read books such as The Prison Doctor by GP Amanda Brown and other nursing students' accounts about clinical placements in
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