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With nowhere to go

Jennifer Trueland Freelance journalist

Unsafe discharge from hospital is one of the biggest risks facing homeless people, according to research by the QNI. Jennifer Trueland reports

Research by the Queen’s Nursing Institute has revealed that unsafe hospital discharge is one of the biggest risks facing homeless people. With their needs unmet in hospital, they are discharged with nowhere to go but a hostel. Holistic care by multidisciplinary services can transform their health and help them out of homelessness.

Nursing Standard. 29, 28, 24-25. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.28.24.s24

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