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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. [NICE] (2016) Physical health of people in prison. London: NICE. 36 p.

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URL: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng57

This guideline from the United Kingdom covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.

Who is it for?
• Practitioners and managers working in prisons or young offender institutions
• Providers of care and support to people in prisons or young offender institutions
• People in prisons or young offender institutions, and their families and carers.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction, Crime prevention
Source:NICE
Date:November 2016
Pages:36 p.
Publisher:NICE
Corporate Creators:National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
T Demographic characteristics > Offender
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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