Housing is an important determinant of health. This book provides a concise overview of the impact of housing policy and the effect of housing on health. It covers the issues of homelessness and health, collaboration between organisations in delivering housing needs, and focusses on the role of primary care teams as part of the Primary Care Trusts. It will be of interest to all members of primary care organisations, especially those concerned with health and social policy, including clinicians, nurses, psychologists, managers, statutory and voluntary housing organisations, policy makers, shapers and influencers.
Housing policy and health in Britain. Housing conditions and health consequences. Homelessness and health: the role of primary care. Collaboration for meeting housing needs. The primary care response. Conclusion.