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'I like to bring about change'

Integration lead for homelessness Jane Cook is passionate about providing healthcare for excluded groups and improving the services available to them

Integration lead for homelessness Jane Cook is passionate about providing healthcare for excluded groups and improving the services available to them

What is your job?

I am integration lead for homelessness at King’s Health Partnership, which is a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team consisting of 20 people who work with homeless people while they are inpatients at King’s College, Guy’s and St Thomas’, and the South London and Maudsley hospitals, focusing on delivering safe discharge to community services. My role is to promote integrated care between acute and community services. The team covers four boroughs that have some of the highest numbers of rough sleepers and hostel dwellers in London. I provide strategic leadership on integrated care, focusing on continuity of care and working closely with the health inclusion team, which provides healthcare to homeless people in the community. I was also recently appointed

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