Medical Respite and Homelessness Services

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3660
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How does the Mayor plan to work with the NHS and organisations such as Pathway to ensure that London's health services play their part in delivering person-centred services for homeless people, working pan London and crossing the boundaries between health, housing, social care and other services?

Answer

Answer for Medical Respite and Homelessness Services

Answer for Medical Respite and Homelessness Services

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The NHS and Pathway are both associate members of the No Nights Sleeping Rough Taskforce. I have recently asked Pathway to work with my team to develop the business case for a step up and step down health facility to ensure that people are not discharged to the streets from hospital.