This QNI Homeless Health event will bring together nursing students, educators, researchers and practitioners in homeless healthcare to learn and share ideas. The day aims to educate, inspire, and connect people with a passion for improving healthcare for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Thanks to funding from the Oak Foundation and the Queen’s Nursing Institute, the event is free to attend. If you want to attend you must book your place by 21 November.
The day is organised by the Queen’s Nursing Institute and hosted by the University of Salford.
Topics and Speakers:
Homeless Health Nurses, pioneers of integrated practice, David Parker-Radford, Homeless Health Programme Manager, The QNI
How we deliver whole person care, Presentations from the nurses in the Homeless Health Network
Standards for the future nurse, Geraldine Walters, Director of Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council (invited)
Evidence on co-ordinating hospital discharge for people who are homeless, TBC
Ensuring whole person care through The Homelessness Reduction Act - duty to refer and the rough sleeping initiative, TBC
What works in integrated homeless healthcare? Centre for Homelessness Impact
Using filmmaking to improve the mental health of young LGBT people in homelessness, Carin Tunaker, Porchlight
Creative arts as a tool to improve mental wellbeing of people who are homeless, Nicky Goulder, CEO Create and QNI Trustee
Problem gambling and homelessness,Victoria Sharman QN, Community Clinical Nurse Lead, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
People who attend will receive a certificate of attendance upon completing feedback.
See the link below for tickets.