Tackling barriers to healthcare in the homeless community
Many people told us that services don’t truly understand the challenges for people who do not have a home. People found it difficult to access support because they lacked a permanent address, phone number or identification. NHS guidelines say that GP services cannot refuse to register someone because they don’t have proof of address. To raise awareness of this issue, we launched our Rights to Access project (RAP) on 10th December 2018 - National Human Rights Day.