BMA lobbying

COVID-19: homelessness

Our position statement and priorities for addressing homelessness and protecting those who have been impacted as a direct result of COVID-19.

Location: UK
Audience: All doctors Patients and public
Updated: Friday 21 August 2020
Topics: COVID 19

What you'll get from this paper

  • The BMA view on how governments across the UK should protect those at risk of homelessness as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • BMA recommendations to underpin the actions needed to protect the homeless population.
  • The priority actions we believe are needed to engage homeless people in health services.


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  • Introduction
  • Protecting the homeless population from COVID-19 and recommendations
  • Engaging the homeless population in health services and recommendations
  • References