Migrant Info Hub update #66: 29 July 2022

Translated Resources

  1. Translated: NHS Covid Pass
  • Update: From 21 July 2022, children aged 5 to 11 in England and the Isle of Man can get a digital NHS Covid Pass for international travel. Parents and guardians can request one from the NHS.UK website for young people from 5 – 15.
  1. Translated: Leaving hospital to go to another place of care

The Department of Health and Social Care have produced a leaflet for patients prior to their discharge from hospital to go to further non-acute bedded care, such as a care home.

This leaflet has been translated into Arabic, Bengali, Chinese – Simplified, Chinese – Traditional, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu.

The leaflet is also available in Easy Read, in English.

  1. Translated: WHO global report on the health of refugees and migrants

WHO have published their first World report outlining current and future opportunities and challenges and providing several strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of refugees and migrants.

The summary of the report has been translated into Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish.

 

Information Resources

  1. Covid-19 testing in homelessness, domestic abuse refuge and respite room settings

The UK Health and Security Agency have released Covid-19 testing guidance for homelessness, domestic abuse refuge and respite services.

There is separate guidance available for prisons and other places of detention, care homes and accommodation for asylum seekers.

  1. Podcast: Supporting refugee and migrant health care in England

The King’s Fund have set up a podcast featuring interviews with experts on the NHS, social care, health policy and leadership.

The latest episode discusses: ‘How does the health and care system respond when an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant arrives in England?’

  1. Ukraine crisis: How the ONS has responded to the need for better information

The ONS has published their latest dataset ‘Visa holders entering the UK under the Ukraine Humanitarian Schemes’, recording the experiences and intentions of those arriving in the UK under both the Ukraine Family Scheme and the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme.

The bulletin can be downloaded in Ukrainian to make the data accessible to all those who took part.

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