Homelessness and Health

Management of TB in homeless populations

  Management of TB in homeless populations Background: TB has shown a marked resurgence in the UK, particularly in homeless populations, due to a complexity of factors making them more at risk and less likely to achieve treatment completion. London…

Mapping England’s Homelessness

Homelessness is up in England for the first time in four years. The Guardian’s Datablog has provided an interactive map that allows readers to click on a local authority to see what the data says, or a dropdown menu to…

Homelessness and Health in Chester

Homelessness and Health in Chester Background Poor mental health can catalyse the onset of homelessness. On the contrary, homelessness can have negative effects on mental health. The case histories taken on a three day placement in Chester exposed some of…

What is the extent of inappropriate Accident and Emergency visits by homeless people, and what services are being provided in and around Liverpool to reduce the problem?

What is the extent of inappropriate Accident and Emergency visits by homeless people, and what services are being provided in and around Liverpool to reduce the problem? Background Providing equitable healthcare supply to the homeless population is no easy task,…

Homelessness in Ellesmere Port

Homelessness in Ellesmere Port (0) Introduction: Homelessness is a problem which is endemic to British society and the homeless suffer from a variety of health problems, although engagement with medical services is poor. Method: A literature search was carried out…