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Homeless Articles


Action needed on health of homeless

9th July 2014

A report finds proportion of homeless people with physical and mental health problems is twice that of the general population.

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Mental health sees rise in helping homeless

20th May 2014

Analysis of figures show a rise in mental health becoming a significant reason for housing homeless people.

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Homeless health project launched

2nd May 2014

The Queen's Nursing Institute has launched a three-year project to improve health of homeless people.

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£10m funding for homeless

5th September 2013

The DH has allocated £10m for projects to improve the health of homeless people.

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NHS should do more for homeless

29th May 2012

Report by homeless charities urges hospitals to do more for homeless people

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Improving hospital admission and discharge for people who are homelesss

29th May 2012

This report was commissioned by the Department of Health to support the delivery of the commitment made by the Ministerial Working Group on Homelessness.

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Average life expectancy of homeless people is 47

21st December 2011

According to research homeless people die 30 years younger than the rest of the population.

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End Of Life Care - Achieving Quality In Hostels And For Homeless People

15th December 2010

This document is designed to provide a practical guide to support hostel staff in ensuring that people nearing the end of their life receive high quality end of life care.

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UK news 11/6/10

10th June 2010

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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NHS ban for hospital hopper

3rd June 2010

A homeless man who faked infectious diseases to get private rooms in hospitals has been banned for entering an NHS building unless he needs medical care.

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