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Feature Homeless Health

Keeping homeless patients off the streets

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i318 (Published 19 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i318

What is Home?

Home is hope, but no home is nope: no address, access, ingress, egress, or recess. Just endless, friendless aloneness. To quote Wordsworth, "And homeless near a thousand homes I stood. And near a thousand tables pined and wanted food."

Competing interests: No competing interests

17 April 2018
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA