Access to healthcare for asylum seekers and refugees

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Report title 
Access to healthcare for asylum seekers and refugees
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Stockton-on-tees
Date of publication 
Sunday, 31 March, 2019
Date evidence capture began 
Thursday, 28 February, 2019
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019
Type of report 
Patient experience
Key themes 
Access
Other information of note about this report 
BME
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-4987

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Engagement event
How was the information collected? 
Survey
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Dentist (non-hospital)
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Appointments
Outpatients
Urgent and emergency care services 
Accident & emergency

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
N/A
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Age group 
Not known
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
Black/ African / Caribbean / Black British
Sexual orientation 
NA
Other population characteristics 
Refugees or asylum seekers
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Positive

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.