Homelessness: key references and evidence

Batty E, Beatty C, Casey R, Foden M, McCarthy L, Reeve K. Homeless people's experiences of welfare conditionality and benefit sanctions. London: Crisis, 2015. 

Bramley G, Fitzpatrick S, Edwards J, Ford D, Johnsen S, Sosenko F, Watkins D. Hard edges: mapping severe and multiple disadvantage in England. London: The Lankelly Chase Foundation, 2015.

Crisis. Your Health, Your Care, Your Say: Understanding the health needs and service experiences of homeless people (116Kb). London: Crisis, 2005.

Crisis. Next Scottish Government must act as demand for rough sleeping shelters increases (Press release 28 April 2016). London: Crisis, 2016. 

Fountain J, Howes S. Home and Dry? Homelessness and substance use. London: Crisis, 2002. 

Fitzpatrick S, Pawson H, Bramley G, Wilcox S, Watts S. The Homelessness Monitor Scotland 2015 (1.8Mb). London: Crisis, 2015.

Glasgow Homelessness Network. Annual homelessness monitoring: April 2014-March 2015 (725Kb). Glasgow: Glasgow Homelessness Network, 2015.

Hetherington K, Hamlet N. Restoring the public health response to homelessness in Scotland (1.1Mb). Glasgow: Scottish Public Health Network, 2015.

Homeless Link. The unhealthy state of homelessness: Health audit results (1.1Mb). London: Homeless Link, 2014.

Morrison DS. Homelessness as an independent risk factor for mortality: results from a retrospective cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2009;38:877-883.

Sanders B, Brown B. ‘I was all on my own’: experiences of loneliness and isolation among homeless people. (465Kb). London: Crisis, 2015.

Scottish Drug Misuse Database Dashboard. ISD Scotland.  (accessed 31/01/2017)

Scottish Executive. Health and Homelessness StandardsEdinburgh: Scottish Executive, 2005.

Scottish Government. Homelessness in Scotland: 2015/16Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016.

Scottish Government. Housing Options (PREVENT1) Statistics in Scotland: April 2014 - March 2016Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016b.

Scottish Housing Regulator. National Report on the Scottish Social Housing Charter: Headline Findings 2015/16 (1.3Mb). Glasgow: Scottish Houseing Regulator, 2016.

Shelter Scotland. The use of temporary accommodation in Scotland (640Kb).  Edinburgh: Shelter Scotland, 2015.

Smile4Life. Report of the oral health of homeless people survey in Scotland 2008-9 (6Mb). Dundee: Dundee Health Services Research Unit, 2011.

Thomas B. Homelessness kills: An analysis of the mortality of homeless people in early 21st century England (2.1Mb). London: Crisis, 2012.

Effectiveness evidence

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NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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