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Researching the views of staff on the Mental Health impact of the Pandemic on asylum seekers.

Hi, I am Suzanne Reep, a third year Psychology and Criminology joint honours student at Northampton University. I am conducting research for my dissertation on asylum seekers. I am interviewing professionals who work with asylum seekers and their experiences of asylum seekers and the impact the pandemic has caused asylum seekers and asylum seekers mental health. It would be greatly appreciated if any […]

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Doctors of the World: Survey on Omicron and vaccination programme, Homelessness and Afghan response – Deadline 26th Jan at 5 PM

Dear friends, I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to kindly ask if you could help by filling in the current Good Practice Action’s Insight Hub survey. We’re keen to gather as many responses as possible, to build a clearer picture of these key topics: 1. Omicron impact and the Covid-19 vaccination programme 2. Homelessness 3. Afghan response follow up Complete […]

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Community Champions Programme in Leeds extended to March 2022

The Community Champions project has been extended until the end of March 2022, with the aim of continuing to recruit volunteers to share accurate health messages around Covid-19 and the vaccine with their network of friends, family, neighbours, and the wider community. We’re seeking organisations to pledge to support the project and to encourage their […]

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Asylum Matters Update: Advocacy, Resources & Recruitment, 8 November 2021

Ongoing advocacy Anti Refugee Bill The Committee stage of the Nationality and Borders Bill has come to an end; and following this week’s recess, the Bill will return to the floor of the House of Commons for its Third Reading. The latest version of the Bill following the Committee stage can be viewed here. Children’s […]

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Community Champions Training Opportunity

The Community Champions project, led by Forum Central and Voluntary Action Leeds, has been extended until the end of March 2022.   The project aim to continue recruiting volunteers to share accurate health messages around Covid-19, the vaccine and other key public health messages with their network of friends, family, neighbours, and the wider community. […]

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Asylum Matters Yorkshire and Humber update: 16th September 2021

Thanks as usual to Asylum Matters for such an excellent briefing, which as usual, we produce in full Ongoing advocacy #Anti-Refugee Bill Campaigners and others continue to point out how the measures in the Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill – or anti-refugee bill –  will impact on all people seeking sanctuary in the UK, including […]

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Asylum Matters Update, 2nd September 2021

Ongoing advocacy Afghanistan crisis Under the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP) resettlement scheme, at least 8000 people have been evacuated from Kabul airport since 13 August. Following public pressure, on the 17th August the UK Government also announced the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS), which will resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees over five years, with […]

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