In a recent BBC News article, Dr Mike Taylor from BrisDoc’s Homeless Health Service discussed some of the changes they have seen to the care they deliver to the homeless population of Bristol.
More than 200 homeless people with addiction issues in Bristol have sought rehabilitation after lockdown restrictions reduced their supply of drugs. Normally the rehab service would see around 50 people at this time of year.
Dr Taylor, the service’s Lead GP, said: “The pandemic has meant there has not been the usual supply of drugs and so people are seeing this as an opportunity to get help for their addictions.”
Read the article in full HERE