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Homeless Health Communities of Practice

Overview

The London Homeless Health Communities of Practice has been launched to bring together the wider homeless sector, ICS and mental health clinical leads, commissioners, and provider teams, to reflect, champion, share good practice and build meaningful connections to enhance shared outcomes for this population.

Past events

Supporting inclusion health groups with GP registrations and access – September 15 2021

In the second Homeless Health Community of Practice event hosted by Healthy London Partnership, presenters explored the day-to-day barriers to GP registrations for inclusion health groups, including people experiencing homelessness and how they can be overcome to support their entry into primary care.

Speaker slides

Recording coming shortly.

Homelessness and mental health provisions in London – June 14 2021

This event was designed to highlight the prevalence of mental health conditions among rough sleepers and bring together service providers, clinicians, commissioners and support workers to share examples of good practice, discuss challenges and gaps in provisions and identify desired outcomes to steer future planning for pan-London provisions.

Presentations were shared by the following speakers:

  • Dr Huda Yusuf, Homeless Health Lead, PHE London
  • Barney Wells, Director, EASL
  • Christine Norman and Fiona Wallace, RAMHP – coordinated by Imperial College Health Partners 
  • Jenny Drife and Fran Busby, START/SLaM 

 

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