Health Service Categories and Careers


Justice System Health Care refers to health services provided in prisons and other community and correctional facilities, which provide primary and acute medical care, psychiatry, nursing, and allied health care to offenders. Roles in this field deal directly with patients and inmates, often needing to manage challenging behaviours, and interact with the corrections system, courts, prisons and forensic services. See also Forensic Healthcare.

Justice System Health Care Jobs

Nurses (Correctional Health) work in prisons, psychiatric institutions, and correctional facilities and services. They provide nursing care to people in the corrections system, which can involve providing primary health care, emergency and acute nursing care, and integrated nursing care.