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Prison environment and the challenges of health care BMJ Sept 2012

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights

Prison populationImprisonment is a growing problem. During the past 20 years, the number of prisoners in England and Wales has nearly doubled.

 

Prisons are full of poor, disadvantaged, and vulnerable people. Compared with the general public, the average prisoner is

considerably more likely to have been homeless, unemployed,

and in social care as a child. The level of educational attainment

among prisoners is generally very low.

See on www.bmj.com

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