Homeless Primary care team
50 Summerhill Road.
The homeless primary care team provides a specialised primary care service for homeless adults.
The homeless primary care service is available to people who are not currently registered with a General Practitioner and who are:
-Residents of emergency hostels, night shelters, domestic violence refuges and recognised and defined supported accommodation for people who have been homeless
-Users of Birmingham services dedicated to supporting homeless people
-People temporarily staying with friends (e.g. sleeping on floors, settees etc.) without an alternative address to return to apart from destitution
-Ex-homeless clients at a continued risk of becoming homeless
The service provides:
-Full registration with a General Practitioner
-Access to practice nursing, minor illness and chronic disease clinics
-Community primary care nursing outreach service to partner agencies
-Alcohol specialist nurses for assessment and treatment of alcohol problems
-Primary care mental health service including consultant psychiatrist, CPN and counselling
This service can be accessed either by self referral or by referral from other agencies working with homeless service users.
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