Pregnant Women (Health Risks in Pregnancy for refugees/asylum seekers…
Pregnant Women (Health Risks in Pregnancy for refugees/asylum seekers, Asylum Seekers, We are looking at pregnant women who are supported under the home office rather than local authority: the local authority is only obliged to provide accommodation if there is a care need that requires some additional help: e.g personal care.(sec 21 of Care Act 2014)
If supported by Home office and supported by Sect 95 of the 1999 Act one qualifies for a HC2 cert which entitles to NHS service/ prescriptions/ dental/travel to and from Hospital.
, Potential idea for next term, Refugee, References:
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Seeking Asylum. A Joint Report of the Refugee Council and Maternity
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Kirmayer LJ, Narasiah L, Munoz M, Rashid M, Ryder AG, Guzder J, et al. Common mental health problems in immigrants and refugees: general approach in primary care. CMAJ 2011;183:E959–67., Single?)