Women Asylum Seekers’ Access to Free NHS Maternity Care in Glasgow after a Negative Decision on their Asylum Claim

Project: Non-funded project

Description

The project aims to investigate female asylum seekers’ experiences of accessing NHS maternity care in Glasgow after a negative decision on their asylum claim with a view to assessing the adequacy and implementation of statutory regulations and Scottish Government guidance, and measuring the current legal and policy framework in Scotland against international human rights obligations.

Key findings

Preliminary findings: see Scottish Refugee Council, Press Release, ‘UK Border Agency putting health of mothers and babies at risk’, 25 February 2013.

Notes

The project received £1,000 from the Scottish Refugee Council
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date16/01/1223/04/14