Exciting upcoming conference 20th September 2013 in Bradford
The Health Stream of the City of Sanctuary has organised an exciting conference “Sanctuary Seekers and Health Care. Tackling Inequalities in access and outcome”. This is being hosted by Bradford university on Friday the 20th September 2013. Please see attached flyer with details of how to attend. Please note there…
SUPPORTING WOMEN AT HIGHER RISK OF INFANT DEATH: Workshops to develop action with bereaved women in Bradford and Leeds
You are warmly invited to attend a research workshop linked to the University of Leeds study ’Social Networks and Infant Mortality’.
Asylum seekers deserve better maternity care
Please follow the link below for an article published in the Guardian on 11th March
The RCM comments on the UK Border Agency’s reinstating its old policy forbidding use of force on children and pregnant women
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Parliamentary launch of ‘When maternity doesn’t matter: Dispersing pregnant women seeking asylum’
The Refugee Council and Maternity Action have published a joint research report about the UK Border Agencies practice of dispersing…
The link below is to the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust website. They have created a film about a volunteer health befriender working with the Refugee Council. It is an example of an asylum seeker’s story as well as one highlighting the issues pregnant asylum seekers have to face.
A consultation: Best practice at admission in labour for care of vulnerable women
Yorkshire and the Humber Health Innovation and Education Cluster, Maternal and Infant Health and Care Theme
Award for the Maternity Stream lead
In December 2012, Rose McCarthy won the annual Women’s Achievement Award at the prestigious Hamara Awards Ceremony for her amazing…