Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Tom Mason, Dave Mercer
    Pages 1-8
  3. Ged McCann
    Pages 47-63
  4. Richard Whittington, David Balsamo
    Pages 64-84
  5. Tom Mason, Mark Chandley
    Pages 85-101
  6. Tom Mason, Dave Mercer
    Pages 129-145
  7. Mick McKeown, Dave Mercer
    Pages 209-229
  8. Gerry Carton
    Pages 244-255
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 257-259

About this book


A full and challenging examination of the practice and contextual issues relating to nursing in secure units - whether within special hospitals, the prison service or more general hospitals. Historical and philosophical issues are explored, then more practical aspects are discussed.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Tom Mason
  • Dave Mercer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Forensic Practice Development CentreAshworth HospitalUK
  2. 2.Diploma in Forensic Care and ManagementUK

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