Conference urges NHS commissioners to help the homeless

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Published by Brian Church for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Health

New NHS commissioners have been urged to invest in services for homeless people and other excluded groups, who are "a population apart" judging by high rates of infectious disease, mental health and mortality. At the first Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health conference, members asked Commissioners to work with homeless sector organisations and homeless people to design more integrated services. The failure to tackle people’s health problems is often a contributory factor to homele...

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