Care or custody? An evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England

Source: Palliative Medicine June 2011 v.25(4) p370-77

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Publication type: Article

Publication length: 8 pages

In a nutshell: This study aimed to evaluate health professionals’ views about palliative care provision in prisons in the counties of Cumbria and Lancashire in the NorthWest of England. The findings highlighted tensions between the philosophies of care and custody, and the many challenges in providing palliative care in a custodial setting.

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