The nurse breaking down barriers in homeless care
Intended for healthcare professionals
Feature Previous     Next

The nurse breaking down barriers in homeless care

Julie Penfold Freelance writer

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust’s initiative in Hammersmith and Fulham is helping homeless people access healthcare. Lead nurse Justine Sanderson explains why it is so vital

More than 300,000 people in the UK are homeless, according to Shelter. As a consequence of the many challenges homeless people face, their health can often be forgotten. Many will ignore nagging pain and worrying symptoms until they require emergency treatment or become fatally unwell.

Primary Health Care. 28, 3, 20-21. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.3.20.s20

Want to read more?

Already subscribed? Log in


Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first 3 months

Your subscription package includes:
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals and their archives
  • Customisable dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now