The Queen's Nursing Institute

The Queen's Nursing Institute works with the public, nurses and decision-makers to make sure that good quality nursing is available at home for everyone when they need it.

Healthcare at home

Useful Links

General Homeless Health and Social Care Links

Homeless Link 

Hospital admission and discharge: three DH case studies

Find homelessness services across the country via Homeless UK website

For information about Counselling services - Counselling Directory

Putting People First website

‘Framework for planning and commissioning of services related to health needs of homeless people’ (DCLG) January 2007

Hospital Discharge (ODMP)

Personal Medical Services (ODPM)

British Red Cross - 


Specific Health Issues related to Homelessness

Tuberculosis - 

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - NOFAS UK -

Self-harm: The short-term physical and psychological management and secondary prevention of self-harm in primary and secondary care’ (NICE)

Bartonella Quintana Infections

Dental care for homeless people – Government information 

Dental care for homeless people - British Dental Association


Issues particular to specific social groups

Crisis: Homeless women policy recommendations

Crisis report on the experiences of single homeless women

Crisis report on homeless pregnant women

Crisis report on single homeless people

National Youth Homelessness Scheme


Acts of Parliament and other legislation Equalities Act 2010 Children, Schools and Families 2010 Child Poverty Act 2010


Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health