Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000

Prisoners suffer significant health inequalities and a much higher burden of chronic illness, mental illness, infectious disease and substance misuse than the general population. Yet we lack an adequate historical perspective on these issues that might highlight continuities and ruptures in both prisoner health and prison health systems. ¬†Funded by the Wellcome Trust, Prisoners, Medical … Continued