Health and healthcare for homeless people
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Health and healthcare for homeless people

A Hannah Moore Literature, Christopher North and Christopher Owens
Hannah Moore Policy Officer, Shelter
Christopher North Staff Nurse, University College Hospital, Accident and Emergency Department
Christopher Owens Senior Lecturer, Clinical Pharmacology, University College London Medical School

Go Home and Rest?, a new report by Shelter, provides a unique insight into the health problems faced by single homeless people and reveals the health profiles of homeless users of the A&E department of the University College Hospital, London. This study is supported by a growing body of research which demonstrates the harmful effects of homelessness on health, and the obstacles in the way of those who seek care.

Emergency Nurse. doi: 10.7748/en.5.1.25.s22

Published online: 01 April 1997

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