Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Homelessness continues to rise

The last few weeks have brought the shock of continued freezing weather – but also some cold, hard facts about the increase in homelessness.  Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, writes about what we know about homelessness as we head into a new financial year and uncertain times ahead. Read more

Mar 27th | Tanya English | Uncategorized
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Why is healthcare for homeless people still such a challenge?

Charles Fraser, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, is attending a public health event in London today. Here he writes about the link between ill health and homelessness and his view of the way forward. Read more

Mar 22nd | Charles Fraser | Events, Guest blogs
Budget 2013

“We are on your side”

The Chancellor of the Exchequer said today’s Budget was “a Budget for an aspiration nation…a Budget for a Britain that wants to be prosperous, solvent and free.” Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, considers what it offered for homeless people.  Today’s budget delivers a mixed bag for homeless people. We remain deeply concerned […] Read more

Mar 20th | Tanya English | Key posts, News
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A day in the life of an apprentice

This week is National Apprenticeship Week. At St Mungo’s we have our own Apprenticeship scheme, taking on people who’ve been homeless to work for a year as apprentice project workers and gain health and social care qualifications so they can go on to develop their careers. What’s it like being a St Mungo’s apprentice? One […] Read more

Mar 14th | OJay Holness | Guest blogs, News
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International. Women’s. Day. Three powerful words for St Mungo’s

Today, people all over the world will be marking International Women’s Day.  St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications and Fundraising, Tanya English tells us why those three words are so important to the charity and its clients. Read more

Mar 8th | Tanya English | Key people, Key posts, News

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