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  • Guidance

Epilepsy and Homelessness

Guidance for healthcare professionals examines the particular needs of homeless people living with epilepsy.

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Oral Health and Homelessness

A learning resource created by the QNI in partnership with dentists and community nurses exploring common oral health conditions affecting people who are homeless.

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Dual Diagnosis Learning Brief

A learning guidance slide presentation compiled by the QNI. Dual Diagnosis is a term used to describe patients with severe mental illness and problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

  • Guidance

Homelessness: applying All Our Health guidance

A toolkit of best practice guidance for nurses on key public health issues created by the Department of Health, with input from the QNI's Homeless Health Programme.

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  • Guidance
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Food, nutrition and homelessness

The purpose of this guidance is to help practitioners recognise and screen for nutritional need among single homeless people and homeless families.

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  • Guidance

Homelessness and the Criminal Justice System

This guidance explains how the healthcare issues of those engaging with criminal justice system are addressed and provides links to further information.

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Safeguarding Homeless Families

A guidance paper to help practitioners identify the needs of homeless families, and propose interventions and solutions that will act as a safeguard for families who are homeless, thus embedding good practice in service delivery.

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  • Consultation
  • Guidance
  • Learning resource

Homelessness and Hospital Discharge

In 2014 The Queen’s Nursing Institute surveyed over 180 nurses who work directly with people who are homeless to get their views of current hospital discharge arrangements. This document captures their feedback.

  • Consultation
  • Guidance
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Antimicrobial Resistance

The Queen’s Nursing Institute’s Homeless Health Network shared their views on effective behaviour change strategies on antimicrobial resistance, when working with homeless and vulnerable patients.

  • Guidance
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Assessment Tool

Assessing the health of people who are homeless

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  • Case study
  • Guidance
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No Assumptions

Document produced by National Voices and NHS England in 2014 showing the importance of creating services that meet the needs of patients and provide person-centred care.

  • Report

Young Homeless People on Healthcare

A report based on a focus group held in Birmingham in 2015.

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  • Guidance
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  • Transition
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Chapter 2: Transition to Homeless Health Nursing

Chapter 2 - Making the transition

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Chapter 5: Transition to Homeless Health Nursing

Chapter 5 - The effective multidisciplinary team

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Chapter 6: Transition to Homeless Health Nursing

Chapter 6 - Working with people at risk of harm

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Chapter 7: Transition to Homeless Health Nursing

Chapter 7 - Responding to policy and capturing evidence

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Chapter 8: Transition to Homeless Health Nursing

Chapter 8 - Developing your career

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