Research details

An effective health response to meeting the needs of migrants in Yorkshire and the Humber

Author[s] Gamsu, Mark

Date 2008

Summary

Aims


This paper provides an overview of health needs of migrants and presents a proposal to meet those needs.

Key issues


The paper summarises the background and current state of migration to Yorkshire and Humber; the impact on health services; key issues for understanding a good migrant health service; the role of regional structures; and resources.

Conclusions


There is little systematic information on the impact of migrants on the health system.

Recommendations


The paper presents a proposal to the Primary Care Trust Chief Executive on areas for improvement in understanding migrant health needs and providing services.

Further details

Resource type
report
Published by
Yorkshire and Humber Department of Health





Back to search results


Page last updated:25/11/2009 16:59:48

Disclaimer  Inclusion of a piece of research in the migration research database should not be taken to mean that Migration Yorkshire endorses the research, or that it reflects the views of Migration Yorkshire.

Yorkshire and Humber region outline

More information

If you have any questions about the research database, or you need help finding a piece of research listed here, please contact Pip Tyler:


Phone: 0113 378 9023