Guidance overview: Health matters: rough sleeping

A professional resource for local authorities and commissioners on preventing and ending rough sleeping.



This edition of Health Matters focuses on the scale of rough sleeping in England, the causes and consequences of rough sleeping including the links with poor physical and mental ill health, prevention and effective interventions, and relevant calls to action.

Published 30 September 2019
Last updated 11 February 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added rough-sleeper case studies My Right to Healthcare and The Westminster Integrated Care Network.

  2. First published.