Number of homeless people visiting A & E has tripled under Tory-led Governments

Joe Mellor - 21 January 2019

The BMA (British Medical Association) has found that homeless people needed urgent medical attention has grown substantially since 2011.

After analysing data the BMA discovered that in 2011 11,305 people classed as having no fixed abode went to A & E. Last year the number for close to 32,000, almost tripling the earlier figure.

Since 2010 homelessness has doubled, raising concerns that those the most in need are struggling to cope and are increasingly suffering from illness and injuries... See more

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