Medical care of asylum seekers: a descriptive study of the appropriateness of nurse practitioners' care compared to traditional physician-based care in a gatekeeping system
- Effects on asylum seekers of ill treatment in Zaire. Peel, M.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/3/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7026, p293
Describes the health effects of the political system in Zaire on asylum seekers in Great Britain. Results of the study conducted by the medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture; Level of education of the asylum seekers; Conditions in prison; Medical findings.
- Use of health care services by Afghan, Iranian, and Somali refugees and asylum seekers living in The Netherlands. Gerritsen, Annette A. M.; Bramsen, Inge; Devillé, Walter; van Willigen, Loes H. M.; Hovens, Johannes E.; Van der Ploeg, Henk M. // European Journal of Public Health;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p394
Although asylum seekers have been coming to The Netherlands since the 1980s, very few epidemiological studies have focused on this group of inhabitants, or on the refugees who have resettled in this country. The objective of this study is to estimate the use of health care services by refugees...
- IN NEED OF SURGERY. Winchester, Ruth // Community Care;10/24/2002, Issue 1445, p28
Focuses on the difficulties experienced by general practitioners (GP) in dealing with the health and medical needs of asylum seekers in Great Britain. Reasons GP are reluctant to take patients; Diseases of asylum seekers; Importance of building trust between GP and seekers; Assistance that...
- GP hits out at plan over asylum seekers' care. // Pulse;8/2/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 31, p4
Focuses on the attack of Paul Williams on the propose crackdown on care for failed asylum seekers by the British government. Classification of decision as unethical and unworkable; Importance of medical care for asylum seekers; Assertion that asylum seekers should not be denied of free care.
- Nurse-led drop-in centre to help asylum seekers. // Primary Health Care;Apr2003, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the establishment of a drop-in center for asylum seekers by Helen Rhodes, a nurse in England. Aim of Rhodes to help asylum seekers; Benefits of the center for the asylum seekers; Levels of health care received by the seekers.
- Australian health policy on access to medical care for refugees and asylum seekers. Correa-Velez, Ignacio; Gifford, Sandra M; Bice, Sara J // Australia & New Zealand Health Policy (ANZHP);2005, Vol. 2, p23
Since the tightening of Australian policy for protection visa applicants began in the 1990s, access to health care has been increasingly restricted to asylum seekers on a range of different visa types. This paper summarises those legislative changes and discusses their implications for health...
- GPs defend proposal to aid asylum seekers. // GP: General Practitioner;9/9/2002, p3
Reports that general practitioners' defend a proposal to aid asylum seekers in Great Britain. Inconvenience to patients following the treatment of asylum seekers in clinics; Number of asylum seekers expected by the primary care community at the end of 2003.
- GPs split on nurse 'gatekeepers'. // GP: General Practitioner;3/4/2002, p2
Reports several reactions of general practitioners to the plans of British Medical Association to position nurses being the gatekeepers of primary care in Great Britain. Difficulty to persuade nurses on taking extra duties; Solution for relieving pressure from the overworked front line of...
- For nurses, a barrier broken. Lardner, James // U.S. News & World Report;07/27/98, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p58
Focuses on the role of nurse practitioners in health care. Criticism of the nurse practitioner role; Training of the nurse practitioner compared to a medical doctor; Study by the Office of Technology Assessment rating the care of nurse practitioners; Cost to Health Maintenance Organizations for...
- GPs need training and funding in caring for refugees and asylum seekers. Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal; Bhopal, Raj; Quickfall, Julia A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/27/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7442, p770
Presents a letter to the editor that discusses how general practitioners need training to care for refugees and asylum seekers.