Health care for homeless challenging to deliver

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Healthcare for those experiencing homelessness can be extremely challenging. Frank Fournier, who was once homeless and is now a community support worker at St. Michael’s Hospital helping homeless patients navigate the emergency room.

It’s about 9:30 on an icy-cold January morning, and Dr. Stephen Hwang is greeting his first patient of the day at Seaton House, a 434-bed shelter for homeless men on a quiet street in downtown Toronto.

Read the article: Health care for homeless challenging to deliver, but includes compassion: doctors

Source: The Canadian Press

Author: Sheryl Ubelacker