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Nigel Hewett, Aidan Halligan
Chronic homelessness is a red flag symptom, marking a significantly increased risk of ill-health and premature death. For too long the NHS has dismissed homelessness as simply an issue of housing and social care, but there is a growing body of...
Nigel Hewett, Anna Hiley, Jane Gray
An increasing body of research demonstrates that homelessness is an independent risk factor for morbidity and premature death. This paper compares the frequency of diagnoses between 2003 and 2009 in the computerised records of a specialist practice...
Richard Lowrie, Andrea Williamson, Ruth Spencer, Alison Hair, Izzie Gallacher, Nigel Hewett
Over the past 25 years, for people without a fixed abode, shocking mortality outcomes have persisted: in 1992, one study showed mortality was 3 times higher with an average age of death at 47 years; and in 2009, the all cause mortality hazard ratio...
Serena Luchenski, Nick Maguire, Robert W Aldridge, Andrew Hayward, Alistair Story, Patrick Perri, James Withers, Sharon Clint, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Nigel Hewett
Inclusion health is an emergent approach that aims to address extreme health and social inequities. Target populations have common adverse life experiences and risk factors such as poverty and childhood trauma that lead to social exclusion....
Stefania Del Zotto, Henrik Thiesen, Joan U. Vilarrodona, Irene Jonker, Judith Wolf, Edite Estrela, Anne Laporte, Pierre Chauvin, Alistair Story, Marcel Slockers, Wouter Arrazola de Onate, Nigel Hewett
Editorial - Homeless Health, Health and Homelessness:Overcoming the Complexities Page: 2By: Young, SuzannahDescription: It is often observed that homeless people appear...
Nigel Hewett, Peter Buchman, Jeflyn Musariri, Christopher Sargeant, Penny Johnson, Kushala Abeysekera, Louise Grant, Emily A Oliver, Christopher Eleftheriades, Barry McCormick, Aidan Halligan, Nadine Marlin, Sally Kerry, Graham R Foster
Homelessness is associated with multiple health problems and premature death, and there is growing understanding that long-term homelessness is a health issue. Inadequate care for homeless people leads to increased expenditure, with a minority of...
Caroline Shulman, Briony F Hudson, Joseph Low, Nigel Hewett, Julian Daley, Peter Kennedy, Sarah Davis, Niamh Brophy, Diana Howard, Bella Vivat, Patrick Stone
Background Being homeless or vulnerably housed is associated with death at a young age, frequently related to medical problems complicated by drug or alcohol dependence. Homeless people experience high symptom burden at the end of life, yet...
Briony F Hudson, Caroline Schulman, Joseph Low, Nigel Hewett, Julian Daley, Sarah Davis, Niamh Brophy, Diana Howard, Bella Vivat, Peter Kennedy, Patrick Stone
<h3>Introduction</h3> Homelessness is associated with death at a young age, frequently related to physical and mental health problems complicated by drug or alcohol dependence (Stringfellow et al., 2015). Homeless people experience high...
Lara Wyatt
Pathway is the leading homeless healthcare charity in the UK. Established in 2009 after an audit of homeless patient admissions data, a model for holistic management was developed with the aim of improving both health and social outcomes for this...