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Refugees, asylum and immigration

A doctor performs a health check on a patient at a Doctors of the World clinic in London

Access to healthcare: our recommendations

Read our recommendations to government and healthcare providers on what changes are needed to make sure that people seeking and refused asylum have full enjoyment of their right to health.

Read the recommendations
  • Doctor and patient using a translation service via telephone

    Lived experiences

    Read our research on the lived experiences of people seeking and refused asylum trying to access healthcare.

  • A doctor takes a patient's blood pressure

    Review of evidence

    A review of existing evidence looking at the barriers people seeking or refused asylum face in trying to access healthcare services.

  • Hands holding microphones and tape recorders at a press conference

    Press release

    Asylum seekers in Britain unable to access healthcare, new research reveals.

  • Profile picture: refugee and asylum lead, Rosie Wallbank

    World Refugee Day blog

    Refugee and asylum lead, Rosie Wallbank, asks how can we realise the right to health for asylum seekers?

Last updated: 19 Feb 2019