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Performing well? Referrals to Rampton Hospital in 1993
The three Special Hospitals of England and Wales are provided for patients subject to detention on account of their dangerous, violent, or criminal propensities. Each referral to a Special Hospital is assessed by a consultant ...
Angry women mentally disordered offenders: A need to do more?
Anger is generally viewed as unfeminine and women who display anger are more likely to be unnecessarily labelled as 'psychotic' or 'dangerous'. There appears to be a link between those with a history of abuse and the ...
Prison transfers to special hospitals since the introduction of the Mental Health Act 1983
Research on prisoners transferred to Special Hospitals during the currency of the Mental Health Act 1959 raised concerns about delays in transfer, prisoners being transferred late in their sentence, and prisoners, often ...
Assessment of criminal behaviours of clients in secure settings
Valid assessment of crime and related behaviours is important in predicting future risk, designing intervention programmes and evaluating outcome. Common sources of error are presented and suggestions for enhancing the ...
Addicted to crime?
Quality of life measures in a high security environment
In 1995, Rampton Hospital was designated as the national centre for people with learning disabilities requiring secure care. Since then, the nursing research unit at Rampton Hospital has examined quality of care and patient ...
Milieu and Mutilation - A case for special treatment?
Special hospitals are principally concerned with the treatment of patients of dangerous, violent or criminal propensities referred from the courts and prisons. However, patients can be transferred from local NHS hospitals. ...