Research details

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

Author[s] Gamsu, Mark

Date 2008



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.


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


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

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Published by
Yorkshire and Humber Department of Health

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