Smoking cessation dilemmas in prisonBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7405.29 (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:29
- Julie Ann Colclough
- University of Dundee
Helping prisoners to stop smoking can be a real conundrum. A delicate balance has to be struck between the equality of health care that prisoners deserve and the intricacies of running a secure prison. This year I had the opportunity to view this phenomenon in one of Britain's maximum security jails.
The implementation of a workable smoking cessation programme was an uphill battle …