Haringey Homeless Health Inclusion Team

 

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Bridging the gap to increase homeless patients’ access to primary care

The Haringey Homeless Health Inclusion Team is a multidisciplinary health service which provides holistic support to people experiencing homelessness or rough sleeping in Haringey.

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Our goal is to reduce health inequalities by improving access to mainstream primary care amongst the homeless population in our borough.

We work together with various local agencies to provide specialist support to clients living with multiple, often complex, health and social needs, such as those suffering with issues relating to Mental Health, Housing Support and Substance Misuse

 

Our Team

The team comprises two specialist GPs, a paramedic, a care navigator and two service managers. The team also benefits from specialist multidisciplinary expertise in Mental Health, Housing Support and Substance Misuse.

 

Our Track Record

  • The service has had accepted over 120 referrals, offering each service user support with  their health and social needs
  • Our paramedic and care navigator outreach team carried out more than 100 outreach visits between June 2021 and February 2022
  • The team hosted more than 50 appointments at the Homeless Health Inclusion clinics between October 2021 and March 2022
 

What Service Users Say

  • 100% of service users are “very likely” or “likely” to recommend the service to friends and family.

  • We have received a 4.9/5 rating from other community organisations that we work with.

  • The team has “significantly improved access to primary care… for homeless people in Haringey”

  • “You motivate people who haven’t got any motivation”

  • “I didn’t care about my physical health before [engaging with this service]”

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