Inaugural Homelessness and Health Forum

On Friday 9th of November the University of Western Australia and Homeless Healthcare hosted the inaugural homelessness and health forum held at The Platform in Perth. The forum bought together key leaders in the homeless-health field including HHC’s Director Dr Andrew Davies and was timed to coincide with Dr Jim O’Connell from Boston Health Care[…]

Homeless Healthcare’s first comprehensive evaluation report

Homeless Healthcare’s first comprehensive evaluation report undertaken by researchers at the University of Western Australia has been released today. Since its small beginnings in 2008, Homeless Healthcare has made massive strides in providing healthcare and support to a vulnerable population group that often falls through the cracks of the health system. This is a patient[…]

Restaurants pitch in to help homeless

Author: Delia Price Restaurants in the Brookfield Place  precinct have combined resources in support of the annual Homeless Healthcare Soup Kitchen fundraiser. Held from August 6-10, the fundraiser is part of national Homelessness Week 2018, and brings together local chefs, businesses, volunteers and members of the general public. Cups of soup will be available to[…]

In-reach care at RPH

We are excited to announce that Homeless Healthcare are the recipients of a grant from the Department of Health to provide in-reach services at Royal Perth Hospital. The program will involve our doctors and nurses reviewing inpatients who are homeless or significantly at risk of becoming homeless, and providing medical care and support. They will[…]

‘Street Health’ nurses selected as finalists in HESTA national nursing awards.

Nurses from Homeless Healthcare’s innovative ‘Street Health’ pilot project have been selected as finalists in the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards. Each year the awards recognise outstanding nurses in the categories of Outstanding Graduate; Team Innovation and Nurse of the Year. The ‘Street Health’ nurses were nominated by Bernie, one of Homeless Healthcare’s long term patients[…]