Research highlights the increasing numbers of unaccompanied asylum seeking refugee children, vulnerable refugees or migrants, reaching the shores and borders of host countries.
Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people are expected to be given priority and in the UK are usually taken through the system to access healthcare services accompanied by a carer or social worker.
Kingston (2016). ‘Prosperous Lives for All: The Refugee and Migrant Strategy 2016-2021’
Richmond Joint Strategic Needs Assessment JSNA
The Cultural Orientation Resource Centre provides profiles of countries of origin (
The Migrants’ Health Guide’ (PHE 2017) and immunisation guidance (PHE 2016):