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The UK Health Security Agency have updated their immunisation guidance for migrants ensuring that people entering the UK can access routine vaccinations.
This information is also available in: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional) Farsi, Kurdish Sorani, Panjabi, Pashto, Portuguese, Romanian, Romany, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian and Urdu.
Kirklees Council have shared translated versions of a leaflet encouraging the uptake of Covid-19 vaccinations on their Kirklees Welcomes blog.
This guidance is also available in Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish Sorani and Tigrinya.
BSL video guide to Covid-19 second dose vaccination for 16 and 17 year olds and BSL video guide on waiting after your Covid-19 vaccination have been added to this resource.
- Social isolation and social connection across Yorkshire and Humber: the experiences of migrant communities
Migration Yorkshire is working in partnership with the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) on a joint research project that aims to understand how migrants and longstanding communities experience social connections and/or social isolation in their communities.
We are seeking participation from people working with communities in Scarborough, Kirklees, York and Barnsley but encourage involvement from stakeholders across Yorkshire and Humber.
The organisation Free Movement have published an article detailing how the addition of social care workers to the Health and Care visa and Shortage Occupation List will mean that people who have been waiting over a year for a decision on an asylum claim can apply for permission to work in these roles.
- Bridges and deserts: creating a solid foundation for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller civil society
Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) have published a report on the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller civil society micro-sector of the voluntary sector.
The Department of Health and Social Care are seeking views on their intention to revoke provisions which require COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment in health and social care settings.
This consultation is open to the public and closes at: 11:45pm on 16 February 2022.
The British Journal of General Practice has published an editorial calling for more inclusive migrant health care and considering the impacts of COVID-19 on access to primary care for undocumented migrants in particular.
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