Health Service Categories and Careers


Correctional Health Care refers to health services provided in prisons and other community and correctional facilities. This includes a range of primary, acute care and specialist medical, psychiatric, nursing and allied health services. Roles in this field deal directly with patients and inmates, often need to manage challenging behaviours, and interact with the corrections system, courts, prison and forensic care services.

Correctional Health Care Jobs

Nurses (Correctional Health Care) 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.