Case Study 4/2016
New Migrants in Primary Healthcare – How are services adapting? Summary and Mini Case Book by Elizabeth Such, Elizabeth Walton, Brigette Colwell, Janet Harris, Sarah Salway

New Migrants in Primary Healthcare – How are services adapting? Summary and Mini Case Book

Summary

Rates of immigration in recent years, into the United Kingdom, present service design and delivery challenges to primary care.

At a time when resources are stretched, services must be both efficient and equitable for patients. Migrants are often healthy on arrival but some groups, such as refugees and asylum seekers, may have many healthcare needs. This study sought to explore how primary care is managing demand on its services by new migrants and how it addresses need in provision.

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