Change of Venue Homeless and Inclusion Health Meeting
Leeds – Nursing and Homeless Health

Everyone working or volunteering in homelessness and inclusion health, and people with lived experience of  these issues, are invited to the Faculty north meeting. The session will explore the vital role of nurses in homeless health. All nurses, regardless of background, are warmly welcome – simply join the Faculty.

Date: 30 January 2019, 14:00 – 17:00
Cost: Free
Location: Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD

Eventbrite - Homeless and Inclusion Health Regional Meeting: North - Nursing and Homeless Health

Rescheduled date Homeless and Inclusion Health Meeting
Saints Leonards-on-Sea – Hospital Discharge and Digital Inclusion

Are you passionate about homelessness, social exclusion and health? Join the south coast subgroup of the Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health and come along to this exciting meeting. The free afternoon will include discussions about homeless hospital discharge arrangements in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, work on digital inclusion for homeless people, and chance to network and share with colleagues from across the sector.

Date: 7 February 2019, 16:00 – 17:30
Cost: Free
Location: Seaview Centre, Southwater Centre, Hatherley Road, Saint Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6LB

Eventbrite - Homeless and Inclusion Health Regional Meeting: St Leonards-On-Sea

Pathways from Homelessness 2019: Rethinking Housing & Health

This fascinating annual event showcases cutting edge developments in treatment and support for people escaping homelessness. With a keynote speech from Jeremy Swain, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Director for Homelessness and the Aidan Halligan memorial lecture presented by Professor Kate Pickett, there’s something for everyone, from health and social care professionals seeking CPD, to commissioners seeking evidenced approaches. Discounts are available for Pathway teams, Faculty members and early bird bookings. Fully funded expert by experience places and bursaries to be announced.

Date 13-14 March 2019
Cost: £379 – £560
Location: Millennium Gloucester Hotel, 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London, SW7 4LH
Bookings: Visit the event website

Scottish Health and Homelessness Conference 2019

Save the date for the 2019 Health and Homelessness Conference!

Date: 27 March 2019
Location: Central Hall, Edinburgh
Bookings: tbc

Homeless and Inclusion Health MSc Module

This dynamic 15 unit module has been developed and delivered by the Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health and University College London’s Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care. It allows medical, health and social care professionals, commissioners and academics with an interest in excluded or hard-to-reach groups the opportunity to learn from world-class researchers, experienced policy makers and service providers, and former/current members of these communities.

Date: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 – 16:00, 24 April to 6 June 2019
Location: University College London
Cost: £500 – £1300. Two fully funded Expert by Experience places are available, see the website for more details.
More information and bookings: Visit the UCL IEHC website

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Homelessness Reduction Act

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Online Inclusion Health Training Modules

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Homelessness and General Practice

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Module 1

Health Inequalities This module is part of a digital training package on health inequality and the social determinants of health.... Read More

Module 2

Health Commissioning for Excluded Groups This module is part of a digital training package on health inequality and the social... Read More

Module 3

Housing Commissioning for Excluded Groups This module is part of a digital training package on health inequality and the... Read More

Module 4

Homelessness and Health – an Introduction for Practitioners and Service Providers This module is part of a digital training... Read More

Module 5

Mental Health, Substance Use & Homelessness This module is part of digital training package on homeless and inclusion health.... Read More

Module 6

Drug and Alcohol Use and Homelessness This module is part of digital training package on homeless and inclusion health. It... Read More