How a mother’s fight to learn how her daughter died in a homeless hostel could prevent thousands of deaths
Tina Robson died in supported homeless accommodation in July 2020. Two years later, her mother Sue is hoping to find out how she died and take action to prevent thousands of others from dying in so-called safe spaces.
Why are homeless people still dying without dignity?
Hundreds of people die while experiencing homelessness in the UK. Where death can’t be prevented we must ensure they die with dignity, writes palliative care expert Andrew Knee.
Almost 700 homeless people died in 2020 – and real figure could be higher
Last year 688 people died while experiencing homelessness in England and Wales. The figure represents a drop from 2019 but experts warn some deaths may have been missed due to the Everyone In scheme.