Women and Children First? Refused Asylum Seekers’ Access to and Experiences of Maternity Care in Glasgow

Sylvie Da Lomba, Nina Murray

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The aim of this project was to investigate female asylum seekers’ experiences of accessing free National Health Service (NHS) maternity care in Glasgow, 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. The focus of this research was on women whose claim for asylum has been refused.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Number of pages53
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2014


  • asylum seekers
  • maternity care
  • Glasgow

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