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Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health – Learning Event

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The Station Hotel

1 Leonard Street

Perth

PH2 8HE

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Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health – Learning Event

Thursday 7th September, The Station Hotel, Perth

This free event will provide training input, suitable for CPD credits, for health and care professionals working with asylum seekers and refugees.

With the recent publication of the New Scots: Integrating Refugees in Scotland's Communities 2014 - 2017 Final Report the event will also provide an opportunity for those involved in health and care to reflect upon what has been achieved to date, consider the key learning points, and help to shape the next phase of the New Scots health theme.

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09:30 Registration with tea and coffee

10:00 Chair’s welcome Blythe Robertson, Healthcare Quality and Improvement, Scottish Government

10.15 Keynote: Health inequalities, learning from practice TBC

10.35 Learning from primary care

  • Ann Forsyth, Homelessness and Asylum Service Manager, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • Additional speakers TBC

11: 50 Tea and coffee

12.05 Refugees’ mental health

  • Rachel Morley, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, lead for asylum seekers and refugees at Glasgow Psychological Trauma Service
  • Additional speakers TBC

13:15 Lunch

14:00 Refugee involvement

Engaging refugees in health and social care. Overview of the Musawa project with some perspectives from refugees about their experience of engaging with health systems. Facilitated by the Mental Health Foundation

14:45 New Scots Strategy next steps

Interactive consultation on the next steps for the New Scots Strategy. Facilitated by Scottish Government, NHS Health Scotland and Scottish Refugee Council

15:45 Chair close and evaluation

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