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Table 1 PHOENIx intervention and usual carea

From: Pharmacist led homeless outreach engagement and non-medical independent prescribing (Rx) (PHOENIx) intervention for people experiencing homelessness: a non- randomised feasibility study

Timeline

Activity

19th March 2018 - 24th August 2019

Intervention: patient access to GP, hospital and other services as normal.

Plus PHOENIx consultations assessing:

˗ Quality of Life;

˗ Accommodation;

˗ Debt;

˗ Social activity/interests;

˗ Cardiovascular disease;

˗ Respiratory disease

˗ Nutrition screen;

˗ Footcare;

˗ Drug and alcohol use;

˗ Prescribed medicines and review;

˗ Mental health;

˗ Blood Borne Viruses;

˗ Sexual health;

˗ Wounds;

˗ Fractures;

˗ Teeth;

˗ Eyesight;

˗ Skin.

Following assessment, the patient prioritises their own issues, and the PHOENIx team treat, prescribe and refer where appropriate.

A plan for the next visit is agreed.

Usual care: patient access to GP, hospital and other services as normal.

  1. aat least four unsuccessful phone calls over four days, and cannot be traced in Glasgow City centre streets/homeless accommodation