Why every nursing student needs to know about homelessness
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Why every nursing student needs to know about homelessness

David Parker-Radford Homeless health programme manager, Queen’s Nursing Institute

Poor housing has a huge effect on health, yet many students learn little about it. The Queen’s Nursing Institute wants universities to commit more curriculum time to the issue

The Nursing and Midwifery Council recently consulted on standards required of the ‘future nurse’. As trusted health professionals, nurses should have a wide body of knowledge on the determinants of health.

Nursing Standard. 32, 23,26-28. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.26.s18

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