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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.

  • Consultation
  • Guidance
  • Learning resource

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.

  • Case study

Nurse-led Primary Healthcare Model in Hastings

The Hastings Homeless Service runs five sessions a week staffed by volunteers and healthcare professionals, including nurses.

Young Homeless Man
  • Case study

Case Study: Complex Needs Officer

A Complex Needs Officer provides advice, support and partnership work around mental health to vulnerable groups in the community.

  • Case study

Respite and Intermediate Care Support Service

Bradford Respite and Intermediate Care Support Service (BRICSS) is an intermediate care facility providing respite accommodation for vulnerable patients on discharge from hospital.

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  • Case study

A wet clinic model in Bristol

Compass Health provides confidential healthcare, advice and support for homeless people in Bristol.

  • Case study
  • Project

An outreach nursing model in High Wycombe

The service offers housing and support for homeless people with complex needs including addiction, a history of offending, and with issues around mental or physical health.

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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.

  • Case study
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Health Champions for the Homeless

The use of ‘health champions’ has proven to have a significant impact on fellow users’ attitudes and knowledge about health, accepting of lifestyle advice and access to medical care, especially in primary care.

  • Case study
  • Project

Hepatitis B Community Clinic

The aim of the project was to develop a specialist, nurse-led GP practice based viral Hepatitis service within Lambeth and Southwark.

  • Case study
  • Project

Managing Type 1 Diabetes

Children receive dedicated support for long term conditions such as diabetes from a multi-disciplinary team. There are risks associated with the transition to adult services, due to a whole range of factors.

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  • Case study
  • Project

Palliative Wellbeing in Powys

A community nurse programme to develop effective and holistic support for people who have received a terminal diagnosis, to help them and their families manage their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

  • Case study
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Enteral to Oral

Enteral feeding or tube feeding is often necessary to ensure adequate nutrition in sick infants and children. Weaning a child off enteral feeding can be difficult and this project sought to address the challenges.

  • Case study
  • Project

Rural Hearts

This project aimed to deliver a programme of cardiac rehabilitation to patients with heart disease living in rural areas, who cannot attend hospital-based programmes.

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  • Case study
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Working Together for Health

The aim of the project was to improve the dental health, diet and physical activity of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within a Primary School for children with special needs in Manchester.

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Mental Health of Older Men

The aim of the project was to improve the physical and mental well being of older men living in Essex by raising awareness of specific health issues, reducing isolation and promoting social inclusion.

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English for Health

This project sought to improve the health care of non-English speaking patients, and reduce inequality of access to health care within South Warwickshire. It taught patients health-related English to reduce reliance on translation services.

  • Report

Young Homeless People on Healthcare

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

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Nursing Interventions to Improve Men’s Health

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

  • Guidance
  • Learning resource

Homeless Families Learning Resource

A Learning Resource for Public Health Nurses

  • Blog post

Managing Diabetes in the Community

A Learning Resource for Public Health Nurses

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