BOOK REVIEW THE PRISON DOCTOR BY DR AMANDA BROWN

Violence. Drugs. Suicide. Welcome to the world of a Prison Doctor.

Dr Amanda Brown has treated inmates in the UK’s most infamous prisons – first in young offenders’ institutions, then at the notorious Wormwood Scrubs and finally at Europe’s largest women-only prison in Europe, Bronzefield.

From miraculous pregnancies to dirty protests, and from violent attacks on prisoners to heartbreaking acts of self-harm, she has witnessed it all.

In this eye-opening, inspirational memoir, Amanda reveals the stories, the patients and the cases that have shaped a career helping those most of us would rather forget.

Despite their crimes, she is still their doctor.

I borrowed this from the library and absolutly loved it .

Fascinating insight into working in a prison, great detail and some bits made me wince.You must be tough as steel to do this job but also sensitive to the inmates needs! Not a easy combination.

Honest and real account that makes for addictive reading.

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