Health Services in Correctional Settings and Models of Prison Healthcare

Environmental Scan of Health Services Reviews in Canadian Correctional Institutions and Models of Prison Healthcare in Other Countries

Project Status:In progress

Knowledge User(s)

Health Standards Organization Canada

Project Trainee(s)

Ali Hammoud

Funding Source(s)

  • Health Standards Organization Canada

Project Objectives

To collect and review summaries and recommendations resulting from formal reviews of health services in Canadian correctional institutions and models of prison health care in other countries to enable Correctional Services Canada to improve its health services in ways that account for Correctional Services Canada’s scope and context.

Research Approach

Environmental Scan

Project Lead(s)

Marilyn MacDonald

Position: School of Nursing, Dalhousie University
Email: marilyn.macdonald@dal.ca

Dr. Marilyn Macdonald is a Professor and Associate Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Nursing, and Director of the Joanna Briggs Centre of Excellence in the conduct of systematic reviews, Dalhousie University. She has a varied background in clinical nursing including; general surgery, cardio-vascular surgery, public-health nursing, home care, and a decade as a clinical nurse specialist. The primary focus of her research is homecare with a focus on caregivers. Dr. Macdonald is an Affiliate Scientist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Research interests are in home care, patient/caregiver safety and qualitative inquiry.

Marilyn MacDonald

School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Dr. Marilyn Macdonald is a Professor and Associate Director of...

Project Outputs

Pending