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"Seeking Shelter from the Storm" Homelessness and Health, A Collaborative A...

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Catherine McAuley Centre

21 Nelson Street

D07 KX5K Phibsborough

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The Mission Statement of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital pledges itself; to respect the dignity of human life, to care for the sick with compassion and professionalism and to promote excellence, equity, quality and accountability.

Homelessness is increasing exponentially. Homeless people have poor health indices. This conference will seek to explore how health and community service providers can collaborate to develop an effective response that will address the health needs of homeless people and reduce the impact of the homeless crisis on secondary care services.

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Dr. Nigel Hewitt, FRCGP OBE, Medical Director, Pathway (Keynote Address)

Fr. Peter McVerry, Founder of the Peter McVerry Trust

Fiona O’Reilly, CEO Safetynet Primary Care

Dr. Cliona Ní Ceallaigh, Consultant in Social Inclusion, St. James Hospital

Dr. Austin O'Carroll, General Practitioner

Jessica Kenny, Homeless Outreach Liaison Nurse, Mater Hospital

Aine Richards, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mater Hospital

Joe Doyle & Marieke Altena, HSE National Social Inclusion Office

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Catherine McAuley Centre

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