Training and support can enable staff to address the mental health needs of refugees sensitively. It is important to involve administrative and reception staff in training, especially as they may play an important role in ensuring access to a GP. Interagency and professional networks can increase access to training opportunities and provide forums for discussion and raising awareness. The developing understanding and awareness of refugees’ experiences area of this website gives information about relevant professional networks in the UK.
Training has been developed to promote greater cultural competence amongst health professionals. For example:
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