Healthcare and pregnancy

Asylum policy guidance on considering healthcare needs when finding accommodation for asylum applicants.


Healthcare needs and pregnancy dispersal

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Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration when assessing the healthcare needs of asylum applicants (including women who are pregnant, or new mothers) and finding them appropriate accommodation.

Published 2 August 2012
Last updated 28 January 2016 + show all updates
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