Resources with tools and reports

North West Regional Strategic Migration Partnership

Statistics on the North West asylum population


Rethink Rebuild Society

Lancashire County Council commissioned a series of videos in Arabic to raise awareness about the health system in England amongst Arabic-speaking refugees.


Health protection: detailed information

A-Z list from Public Health England


NHS entitlements: migrant health guide

Advice and guidance for healthcare practitioners on the health needs of migrant patients.


Including Migrants in Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (PDF) 

Strategic planning tool essential for anyone planning local health services in areas of migration.


General Health Resources and Links

Marmott Review Executive Summary

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).


The BHA

BHA has produced videos about how to use the NHS in England in different languages.


Briefing on health of migrants in the UK

Published by The Migration Observatory at Oxford University


Public Health Outcomes Framework

Examines indicators that help us understand trends in public health.


The Health Access for Refugees Programme (HARP)

Empowers asylum seekers and refugees to access the UK health system in an appropriate way and at the appropriate time.


Meeting the Health Needs of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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


The Green Book

General information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK


Female genital mutilation (FGM)

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - collection of resources.


Working with Refugee Children

Joan Rutter


Maternal and Personal Health Resources

Sexual Health, Asylum Seekers and Refugees

A handbook for people working with refugees and asylum seekers in England. Wilson R, Sanders M, Dumper H


Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation


Mental Health

Working with interpreters in child mental health

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


Freedom from Torture

(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


Asylum seekers’ perspectives on their mental health and views on health and social services

Contributions for service provision using a mixed-methods approach


CSIP Mental Health Promotion Toolkit

Providing guidance to planners and commissioners