The Health Promoting Prison (HPP) and its imperative for nursing.

  title={The Health Promoting Prison (HPP) and its imperative for nursing.},
  author={Dean Whitehead},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  volume={43 1},
  • Dean Whitehead
  • Published 2006 in International journal of nursing studies
The World Health Organisation's (WHO) Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion in 1986 provided the catalyst from which the Health Promoting Prison (HPP) movement emerged. Here, an extensive review of the available prison-related health literature provides the basis for critical discussion and recommendations for nursing services and prison-related health care. The findings suggest that current prison-based nursing services are seriously neglected and woefully lacking in structure and resources… CONTINUE READING

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