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What would you do to help a homeless person?

With an already overstrecthed NHS, and increasing amounts of homelessness in the UK, Bethann Siviter wants to know how the two can run seamlessly

With an already overstretched NHS, and increasing amounts of homelessness in the UK, Bethann Siviter wants to know how the two can run seamlessly

A homeless man was sitting out front of the supermarket. He had a visible burn on his hand. I bought him some lunch, and asked him about the wound. It was infected, looked painful, and needed care. I cleaned and dressed it (first aid kits are great things to have) and asked if he could see his GP.

‘I don’t have an address,’ he replied. So, if you don’t have a home, and don't have a GP, how can you have a home visit from a nurse? He'd have to go to casualty for help. Community nurses are cheaper.

What is community nursing?

Why can’t we commission services for those who need, but can’t access,

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