These articles are timely, as last year the BMA declared the homelessness crisis a ‘public health emergency’ at its annual representative meeting in June.
The Doctor talked to Pathway clinicians in London, Manchester and Sussex, and made visits to the Royal London Hospital and Brighton teams, witnessing homeless healthcare in action.
“A hospital admission is an amazing opportunity. Someone is in a place where you can help them and where they may want help also. It can be an opportunity to break the cycle” said Dr Peter Buchman.