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 http://www.homeless.org.uk/ 

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 - http://www.redcross.org.uk/ 

 

Specific Health Issues related to Homelessness

Tuberculosis - http://www.thetruthabouttb.org/resources 

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder - NOFAS UK - http://www.nofas-uk.org/OnlineCourse/foetalalcohol.com.htm

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

http://www.equalities.gov.uk/equality_act_2010.aspx Equalities Act 2010

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/26/contents Children, Schools and Families 2010

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/9/contents Child Poverty Act 2010

 

Supporting Carers

Transition to Community

Homeless Health

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