Tuberculosis (TB) and asylum seekers
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases: diagnosis, screening, management and data
- 1 November 2013
Guidance for staff working with people seeking asylum.
Ref: PHE gateway number: 2013277 PDF, 207KB, 8 pages
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Asylum seekers often have travelled from countries where TB is more common than in the UK. This document contains guidance for induction centers and dispersed accommodation staff on recognising symptoms of TB and treatment services.
Published: 1 November 2013