Resources with tools and reports
Statistics on the North West asylum population
Lancashire County Council commissioned a series of videos in Arabic to raise awareness about the health system in England amongst Arabic-speaking refugees.
A-Z list from Public Health England
Advice and guidance for healthcare practitioners on the health needs of migrant patients.
Strategic planning tool essential for anyone planning local health services in areas of migration.
General Health Resources and Links
Produced by the Institute of Health Equity and commissioned by the Health Foundation to mark 10 years on from the landmark study Fair Society, Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).
BHA has produced videos about how to use the NHS in England in different languages.
Published by The Migration Observatory at Oxford University
Examines indicators that help us understand trends in public health.
Empowers asylum seekers and refugees to access the UK health system in an appropriate way and at the appropriate time.
Angela Burnett and Yohannes Fassil. A useful resource for all sections on health.
Children and Young Migrants
World Health Organisation country specific information on children’s health and immunisation schedules
General information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK
Maternal and Personal Health Resources
World Health Organisation factsheet
A handbook for people working with refugees and asylum seekers in England. Wilson R, Sanders M, Dumper H
Rousseau C, Measham T and Moro MR (2011), “Working with Interpreters in Child Mental Health”, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Vol 16, No 1, pp 50-59
The relationship between trauma, post-migration problems and the psychological well-being of refugees and asylum seekers
Carswell K, Blackburn P and Barker C. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, February 2011, vol. 57, no. 2, pp 107-119
(formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture) resources information and help on torture
A systematic review of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder among refugees and asylum-seekers
Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, April 2010, 198(4), 237-51
Contributions for service provision using a mixed-methods approach
Providing guidance to planners and commissioners