Understanding and Supporting the Health Needs of Asylum Seekers and Refugees

London Maternity Services - Cultural Awareness Workshops

2nd November 2022
10:00 - 12:00
Virtual – Microsoft Teams
Entry Fees

London Clinical Network is working in partnership with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Groups to deliver interactive two hour workshops to provide an introductory insight into the cultural barriers and adaptions that can be implemented when supporting and engaging with specific groups.  The fourth workshop with be delivered in partnership with Rose McCarthy and Experts by Experience focussing on Understanding and Supporting the Health Needs of Asylum Seekers and Refugees.

Trainers will use power point presentation, visual materials and facilitate case studies discussions. Each trainee will receive a copy of the training presentation and relevant hand-outs for future reference.

What will you get out of it?

  • To identify ways of working with and supporting asylum seekers and refugees
  • Develop awareness of cultural background and ethnicity in regards to accessing healthcare services
  • To discuss how services can be adapted to meet the needs of asylum seekers and refugees

Audience: London Maternity Staff.

These workshops will not be recorded. CPD Certificates will be available for professionals that attend the session and complete the feedback survey.

If you have any queries please contact Rachel Heathcock, Project Manager, Equality in Healthcare, East of England LGA,

Email; Rachel.Heathcock@eelga.gov.uk


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Please contact Rachel Heathcock at rachel.heathcock@eelga.gov.uk for more information about this workshop.