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GPs are seeing increasing numbers of homeless patients, finds BMA

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you can see by the lack of comments to this article how much the medical profession as a whole cares about this issue. there's very little funding for dedicated homeless healthcare provision which is what is needed, there just aren't the resources in conventional general practice to do what's needed for this vulnerable and pathology laden group. we are overwhelmed by providing basic care to the 'worried well' so it's no wonder we struggle helping a group of transitory infrequent attenders, disproportionately effected by psychiatric and drug misuse problems. it reflects poorly on our government and the priorities of the society who votes them in

Posted date

24 Jan 2019

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9:26am

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