Faculty Regional Meeting: London – Autism and Homelessness

The Faculty’s regular regional meeting, with all the latest practical and clinical updates across the field including:

  • Clinical Psychologist, Dr Paula Grant, explores the links between autism and homelessness
  • Centrepoint discusses the young people who are homeless and excluded, and the specific health challenges they face
  • Senior Lecturer Jo Dawes, shares plans for research into access to physiotherapy for patients who are homeless

All professionals and experts by experience with an interest in homelessness, inclusion, and health are welcome. CPD certification will be available.

Date: 9 November, 18:00 – 20:00
Cost: Free
Location: UCLH Education Centre, 1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG
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Faculty Regional Meeting: Scotland – System Change

The Scottish section of the Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health are co-hosting a meeting with the Cyrenians.  The round-table discussion on the topic of ‘systems change’ will include Julian Corner, CEO of LankellyChase Foundation, who fund the Faculty. There are limited number of places available, so please register as soon as possible. We aim is to ensure representation from across sectors and are particularly keen to include people working in local authorities/social care.

Date: Morning of 17 November
Cost: Free
Location: Edinburgh, tbc
Bookings: emmadoyle1@nhs.net


Inaugural Faculty Regional Meeting: Southwest

The Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health’s inaugural Southwest meeting will be led by Dr Pippa Medcalf FRCP, Health Inequalities Lead at the Royal College of Physicians. The session will bring together housing, health and exclusion experts from across the southwest, to discuss homelessness across the region, and explore innovative and inspiring ways services are working to address the issue.

All professionals and experts by experience with an interest in homelessness, inclusion, and health are welcome. CPD certification will be available.

Date: 4 December, 13.00 – 16.00
Cost: Free
Location: Graffiti Room, Trinity Community Arts Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol, BS2 0NW
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Faculty Regional Meeting: North –  Palliative Care for Patients Who Are Homeless

Save the date for the Faculty’s regular regional professional update meeting for the north of England. The meeting is themed around end of life care for patients who are homeless, and includes presentations from UCL Marie Curie researchers and Pathway Fellows Dr Caroline Shulman and Dr Briony Hudson, who have been exploring innovative parallel planning techniques in hostels as a way to support patients who may require future palliative care.

Date: 22 January 2018, 15:00 (for a 15:30 start) – 17:00
Cost: Free
Location: Bevan Healthcare CIC, Bevan House Primary Care Centre, 14 Piccadilly, Bradford, BD1 3LX
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Homeless and Inclusion Health 2018

Booking for the sixth  International Symposium on Homeless and Inclusion Health are now open. With presentations on epidemiology and exclusion, homeless palliative and end of life care and an address from Janet Davies, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing, this is the flagship event for multidisciplinary professionals in the field.

Date: 7 – 8 March 2018
Bookings: Click here to find out more and secure your ticket
Cost: £300 – £560
Location: Mary Ward Conference Centre, 5-7 Tavistock Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9SN


Inclusion Health MSc Module

The Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health and UCL’s Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care have developed an MSc module for anyone working or studying health and homelessness, people who sell sex, gypsies and travellers, and vulnerable migrants. The 15 credit unit will include an introduction to a range of inclusion health concepts, data collection and analysis.

Date: April 2018
Bookings: Visit the UCL website or email e.whitney@ucl.ac.uk 
Cost: TBC, a limited number of Expert by Experience bursaries will be available
Location: University College London


Learning

The Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health provides a range of learning opportunities for professionals with an interest in homeless and inclusion health at every stage of their career. Options include: Six free open... Read More