We are a team of nurses who provide healthcare and advice at drop-in clinics and outreach in Nottingham for homeless and vulnerably housed people. We provide treatment, advice and support to help patients stay as healthy as possible. We work with other agencies and health services on the patients’ behalf and with their consent.

We help patient with:

  • Dressings and wound care
  • Assessing and treating minor illnesses and injuries
  • Giving health advice
  • Blood testing
  • Removal of cannulas, clips and sutures
  • Mental health assessment and support
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Seasonal Flu Vaccinations
  • Physical and mental health drop-in clinics
  • Referral to other agencies
  • Ensure at initial consultation that patient is registered with a local GP - if not will facilitate registration
  • Support to access mainstream healthcare

We also offer -

  • Specialist knowledge and resources for physical and mental health
  • Advice and support to colleagues
  • Representation at multi-agency meetings for homeless and temporarily housed people
  • Involvement with Local Authority Homelessness Strategies
  • Joint working with voluntary and statutory sector agencies

Referrals

This is a drop-in service so patients only need to attend one of our drop-in clinics. 
Health and social care professionals seeking advice should contact the service directly through our Health and Care Point: 0300 131 0300