Asylum seekers in the UK have for sometime been sidelined by the government according to reports from many quarters. They have not been afforded sufficient healthcare as they are supposed to if humanitarian grounds are to be followed. This is a very delicate group which the British Medical Association feels should be handled with utmost care. Their well being should be a priority as it affects their economic standards as well.
There s available guide for the asylum seekers in all corners of the UK, which include Wales, Scotland, England, and Northern Ireland where these group can find out what they are entitled to as well as how they can be able to access proper healthcare. prezzo provides confidential advice and basic health education where asylum seekers are referred to specialists for specialized healthcare and advice.
Persons who have already applied for UK refuge qualify to use the National Health Service (NHS) at zero cost. After living in the UK for more than a year, even failed asylum seekers will be exempted for free healthcare courtesy of the governments of UK. They are people from all around the world where different cultures are practiced, and also different languages are spoken. It is very likely that they do not understand the procedures of asylum in the UK albeit having serious healthcare concerns. (more...)