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A new specialist GP service for people experiencing homelessness has begun work in Sydney.
Initially, the female GP worked part-time via Telehealth.
But since early November, the doctor began seeing patients face-to-face out of the medical centre at the Haymarket Foundation’s crisis accommodation facility in Chippendale (see image).
In the first weeks of the service:
The clientele is being built now, in readiness to scale in 2022.
In the middle of next year, a new drop-in centre including four GP consultation rooms, a pathology service and a service for companion animals will open its doors near Central Station.
The story was covered in the Sydney Morning Herald
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