Health access and homelessness

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Report title 
Health access and homelessness
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Salford
Date of publication 
Monday, 9 December, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 31 October, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Thursday, 31 January, 2019
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Health inequalities
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Service delivery organisation and staffing
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-5061

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Survey
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Mental health services 
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Mental health recovery service
Community services 
Community based services for people who misuse substances
Community based services for people with mental health needs

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
25
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Gender 
Male
Ethnicity 
Mixed / multiple ethnic groups
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Other population characteristics 
Homeless people
People who misuse drugs
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Negative

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.