What is it about?

This articles outlines the various external and internalised barriers faced by homeless people in accessing health services.

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Why is it important?

It is important for clinicians working with homeless people to understand their health service usage behaviours.


I used the information gained here to help shape and develop health services for homeless people in Dublin

Austin O Carroll
University of Bath

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This page is a summary of: Making sense of street chaos: an ethnographic exploration of homeless people’s health service utilization, International Journal for Equity in Health, July 2019, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1186/s12939-019-1002-6.
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