DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 13TH MARCH 2019

09:00

REGISTRATION OPENS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

10:00

PLENARY SESSION ONE

HOMELESSNESS AND MULTIPLE EXCLUSION: HOW CLOSE IS AN INTEGRATED RESPONSE?

Welcome:


Leslie Morphy OBE

Chair, Pathway

Health and homelessness – the 2022 rough sleeping target

Jeremy Swain

Director for Homelessness, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Homelessness – the national picture

Jon Sparks

Chief Executive, Crisis

Questions and discussion

11:30

REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

12:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS 1

(Delegates should choose one of the streams below to attend)

1. Stream A1

Housing & Health

An evaluation of a Psychologically-Informed Environment: The Lambeth Project

Dr Nick Maguire

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology, University of Southampton

Housing First; ending homelessness and improving health

Jennifer Harris

Housing First England Research Manager, Homeless Link

2. Stream A2

Mental Health

Fail to care, prepare to fail

Dr Stephen Weatherhead

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NeuroTriage

Documenting the prevalence of autistic spectrum among rough sleepers and practically applying the knowledge to prevent homelessness

Victoria Aseervatham

Rough Sleeping Commissioning Manager, Westminster City Council

Alasdair Churchard

Clinical Psychologist, Oxford Health NHS foundation Trust

3. Stream A3

Primary & Community Care

Treating patients experiencing homelessness and alcohol misuse with baclofen: the Luther Street Medical Centre experience

Dr Emma Warren

GP, Luther Street Medical Centre, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Elzbieta Orciari

Nurse Team Leader, Luther Street Medical Centre, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Engaging people experiencing homelessness with dental care

Dr Martha Paisi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Plymouth

4. Stream A4

Research & Education

Rolling with it: The importance of pragmatics when conducting homelessness field research

Cormac Duffy

Psychologist, NHS

Overcoming the challenges to becoming PIE

Claire Ritchie

Author, PIE Toolkit

Dr Emma Williamson

Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead, Psychology in Hostels Project, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Grant Everitt

Evaluation and Learning Lead, Opportunity Nottingham Big Lottery Fulfilling Lives

5. Stream A5

Pathway

New hospital homeless team saves NHS £766,000

Dr Jenny Schaefer

GP, Homeless Support Team, Bristol Royal Infirmary

Finding funding for homelessness programs: target the head, not the heart

Dr Amanda Stafford

Clinical Lead, RPH Homeless Team, Royal Perth Hospital

Dr Lisa Wood

Associate Professor, School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia

13:00

LUNCH, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

14:00

PLENARY SESSION TWO

HEARING VOICES. PERSPECTIVES FROM THE STREET: THE POWER OF INCLUSION – HOW CAN WE SUPPORT EXCLUDED PEOPLE TO SHAPE THE SYSTEM?

Catching homelessness: a nurse’s story of falling through the safety net

Dr Josephine Ensign

Professor of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Author, Catching Homelessness: A Nurse’s Story of Falling Through the Safety Net

How can we include each other?

  • Pathway’s Experts by Experience
  • Survivors speak out – mental health perspective
  • Freedom from Torture – migrant voices

Questions and discussion

15:45

REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

16:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS 2

(Delegates should choose one of the streams below to attend)

1. Stream B1

Housing & Health

Housing First to a pathway to improved health – learnings from Australia

Shannen Vallesi

Research Officer, School of Population and Global Health

Dr Lisa Wood

Associate Professor, University of Western Australia

Exploring a co-produced, human-rights focussed service design paradigm for homeless support in West Sussex

Dr Carl Walker

Course leader, MA Community Psychology, School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton

2. Stream B2

Refugee Health

A qualitative study evaluating the impact of bicycle provision on health of London based refugees

Jo Dawes

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, St George’s, University of London

Supporting health workers to promote a rights based approach to meet the needs of asylum seekers and refugees

Philomene Uwamaliya

Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University

Angela Burnett

Lead Doctor, Freedom from Torture

3. Stream B3

Rough Sleeping

The benefits of costs of pet ownership for individuals experiencing homelessness

Dr Gabriel Galea

Team Lead and Wellcome Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, StreetVet (volunteer) and UCL GOS Institute of Child Health

Doncaster Complex Lives Alliance – joined up commissioning and delivery

Christopher Marsh

Project Leader – Public Service Reform, Doncaster MBC & Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group

4. Stream B4

Research & Education

Healthcare for asylum seekers and other migrants in Scotland: Implications for GP training

Dr Helen Richardson

GP Locum, Glasgow

Turning the mirror on medical schools

Dr Matthew Shipsey

Intern Cork University Hospital, Ireland

5. Stream B5

Pathway

The GP role in improving outcomes for homeless inpatients

Dr Zana Khan

GP, KHP Pathway Homeless Team

Inpatient housing officers: evaluating the service in Gloucestershire 5 years on

Dr Victoria Gaunt

Speciality Registrar, Gloucester Royal Hospital

17:15

RECEPTION (including Faculty Fellowship presentations)

DAY 2: THURSDAY 14TH MARCH 2019

09:00

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

09:30

PLENARY SESSION THREE

CLASS, STATUS AND EXCLUSION: HOW INEQUALITY LOADS THE DICE

THE AIDAN HALLIGAN MEMORIAL LECTURE

The Inner Level: how more equal societies reduce stress

Professor Kate Pickett

Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of York

Panel discussion, including Experts by Experience panel

11:00

REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

11:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS 3

(Delegates should choose one of the streams below to attend)

1. Stream C1

Housing & Health

Housing Boston’s rough sleepers: outcomes from a 10-year prospective study

Dr Jim O’Connell

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Boston Health

The Integrated Care Network Project: A collaborative project between NHS, Local Authority and Peer Advocacy. How case management, care navigation and ‘health beds’ are used to prevent non-elective admissions and aid recovery in Westminster’s rough sleeping population

David Woodley

Westminster Homeless Health Care Navigator, Groundswell

Dr Natalie Miller

General Practitioner, Director of Homeless Health CIC, Great Chapel Street Medical Centre

2. Stream C2

Mental Health

Mind the gap: delayed transfer of care from an approved centre in Ireland – making the invisible, visible

Aidan Cooney

Senior Medical Social Worker, HSE

Lay of the land in homelessness in Rotterdam; Respite care, problem solving capabilities and involving policy makers

Michiel Vermaak

Intellectual Disability Physician, Municipal of Rotterdam, Zuidwester Foundation

Andrea van der Gevel

Nurse, Centrum van Dienstverlening

Marcel Slockers

General Practitioner and Streetdoctor

3. Stream C3

Primary & Community Care

The impact of a specialist physiotherapy service for homeless people: a qualitative study

Jo Dawes

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, St George’s, University of London

A descriptive cross sectional study of two inner city homeless cohorts

Martha Zeitler

4th Year Medical Student, University of Glasgow

4. Stream C4

Research & Education

Trauma enhanced communication skills

John Conolly

Lead Counsellor, Westminster Homeless Health Service, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

When health isn’t a priority; working to improve the health of those who are homeless

Dr Mary Farrelly

Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr Denise Proudfoot

Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr Briege Casey

Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Dublin City University, Ireland

5. Stream C5

Pathway

Characteristics of hospital inpatients referred to a homeless team

Dr Hannah Field

GP, Registrar, Guildford

Improving outcomes for homeless inpatients in mental health

Dr Zana Khan

GP, KHP Pathway Homeless Team

12:30

EXTENDED NETWORKING LUNCH

13:00

FILM THEATRE

Take her hand: exploring approaches to supporting socially marginalised pregnant Women in Australia and the USA

Emma Arran

Research Fellow

A Week in 15 Minutes: The Perth Homelessness Collaboration

Dr Amanda Stafford

Clinical Lead, RPH Homeless Team, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia

14:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS 4

(Delegates should choose one of the streams below to attend)

1. Stream D1

Housing & Health

Lifting the lid on hidden homelessness

Gary Bishop

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Christa MacIver

Strategic Lead, Research and Policy, Justlife

Exploring wellbeing and mortality amongst former rough sleepers living in Clearing House accommodation

Dr Caroline Shulman

General Practitioner in Homeless and Inclusion Health, Kings Health Partnership Pathway Home-less Team & Honorary Senior Lecturer, UCL

Becky Rice

Research Consultant, UCL

2. Stream D2

Women’s Health

Women’s experiences of trauma and approaches to support

Caroline Hattersley

Director, Women@theWell

Health care for street sex workers: what do we know and how can we care for them better?

Dr Lucy Potter

GP, Homeless Health Service, Bristol

3. Stream D3

Primary & Community Care

Hard to reach patients or hard to reach services? Pilot use of a mobile dental surgery to provide dentistry to the homeless population of East London

Dr Natalie Bradley

StR Special Care Dentistry, Inner North East London

An evaluation of a collaborative Pharmacy and GP Street Medicine Outreach Programme in Edinburgh

Lauren Gibson

Pharmacist, Edinburgh Access Practice

Dr Daisy Higginson

GP, Edinburgh Access Practice

4. Stream D4

End of Life

My Choices; Supporting homeless people to complete an advanced statement about their future wishes

Alice Edwards

Physician, University of East Anglia

Jo Cartwright

Associate Physician, The Beeches Medical Centre, Gorleston

Dying in homelessness

Dr John Budd

GP, Edinburgh Access Practice

5. Stream D5

Peer Support

Normalisation Process Theory as a tool to understand the challenges and opportunities of providing peer support to those experiencing problem substance use and homelessness

Wez Steele

Peer Navigator

Dr Rebecca Foster

Research Fellow, University of Stirling

Addressing health inequalities through developing peer based legal support for people experiencing  homelessness in London; considering the health impacts and future directions

Dr Andrew Guise

Lecturer in Social Sciences, King’s College London

15:00

REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING, ACADEMIC POSTER DISPLAY & EXHIBITION VIEWING

15:30

PLENARY SESSION FOUR

OVERCOMING ADVERSITY: HEALTH SERVICES AT THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY

Values at the centre of care: changing lives for the most excluded

Gina Rowlands

Managing Director, Bevan Healthcare CIC

Dr Gemma Ashwell

GP and Academic Teaching Fellow. Bevan Healthcare CIC

Compassion in healthcare: making the hidden visible and rejecting the inverse care law

Dr Laura Neilson

Chief Executive, Hope Citadel Healthcare

Closing panel debate: Setting our priorities for change

16:30

CLOSE OF SYMPOSIUM