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Strategic Migration Partnership/Home Office weekly meeting key points – Thursday 11th Feb 2021:

via Ally, VCS Rep Vaccinations and COVID– communications from Home Office regarding work on this area are being developed and will be circulated shortly. Home Office also working with providers to develop communications for service users to ensure access to the most up to date information on vaccines, priority groups, new variants, COVID compliance etc. […]

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GP Registration Campaign

People won’t be invited to receive a Covid-19 vaccination unless they are registered with a GP. NHS England have launched a GP registration campaign making people aware they do not need to provide proof of address or identification. Below are attached some communication materials to help people to register with a GP.  

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Opportunity to influence the vaccination programme in Leeds to help reach migrant, refugee and asylum seeking communities in Leeds

Public Health Leeds invite your feedback on vaccination planning, click here to complete the survey. Tim Taylor, head of Public Health for localities and primary care, attended the Leeds Migration Partnership strategy meeting on Wednesday, 10th February 2021, to share the vaccination overview and discuss how we can address the needs of migrants, refugee and […]

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Update from Manuel Bravo – 11th Feb 2021

We are currently operating a different, reduced service and will continue to do so until the end of the current lockdown in England. Our phonelines are currently staffed every day between 9am and 11am. Calls made outside this time will be directed to our voicemail and called back as soon as we can. We are […]

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New Roots: Vaccine info sessions for Arabic/Tigrinya/Farsi speakers

Refugee Council New Roots team are hosting vaccine information sessions next week: Wednesday 17th February 10am – Arabic Thursday 18th February 10am – Farsi Friday 19th February 10am – Tigrinya These sessions are an opportunity to ask questions to a health professional in your own language (interpreters available). Contact Amy for more information: [email protected] / […]

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COVID-19 key messages, vaccinations and shielding information and resources including translated/interpreted materials

Leeds City Council has produced and shared a new toolkit to help partners share important key messages about coronavirus in Leeds. The toolkit is hosted on Google Drive and so can be freely accessed by external (as well as internal) partners. It includes a range of posters, graphics, social media posts and other resources created […]

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Migrants’ Rights Network – Know Your Rights workshop- February 22nd-24th 2021

Migrant Rights Network will be running our Know Your Rights workshop in February (22-24th) which aims to help migrants understand and assert themselves in key areas of everyday life including banking, driving, education, employment, health, housing, social services, detention and deportation and also how to advocate for themselves. The benefit of the workshop is that […]

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