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Is there anything health and care services could do differently to better meet the health and care needs of your communities?

Hannah from Healthwatch shared the following message with the Communities of Interest Network: There is a drive in the city around what health and care services do to improve the health inequalities in the city. We know that the majority of the inequality that people experience is linked to key issues such as housing, income, education but there […]

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Payment in temporary initial accommodations (i.e. hotels) – 30th November 2020

Further information about asylum support payments from Helen Atkinson at the Home Office While longer-term solutions are set up Home Office will make provision for 3 separate 5-week payments in the sum of £40  – to meet the weekly £8 provision per individual being accommodated in full board IA (or contingent) accommodation. 1st scheduled payment:  […]

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LMP Strategy Group Meetings for 2021

The LMP Strategy group meeting dates have been confirmed for 2021 for you to book in your diaries: Wednesday 10th February 2021(10am-12pm) Wednesday 12th May 2021 (10am-12pm) Wednesday 8th September 2021 (10am-12pm) Wednesday 24th November 2021 (10am-12pm) Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all meetings are currently planned to be held virtually. We will share the […]

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LMP Strategy Group meeting – Wednesday 25th November 2020 10am–12pm

We  invite you to attend the next LMP Strategy Group meeting on Wednesday the 25th November, the meeting agenda is attached below. Hannah Davies from Health Watch will be attending the meeting to share information about the report Health Watch due to be released about digital inclusion/exclusion. The partnership will discuss the opportunities and challenges […]

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Lighting Up Lockdown

Partners in the refugee and migration sector have come together this year to run a joint project called ‘Lighting Up Lockdown’. As part of the project we will be encouraging the people we work with to send us things that have made them smile throughout lockdown…it could be a photo from their daily walk…a poem […]

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PATIENTS NOT PASSPORTS: Migrants’ Access to Healthcare During the Coronavirus Crisis

A couple of LMP regulars (Rose McCarthy of Refugee Council/HARP and Jon from LASSN) contributed to this report by Medact, Migrants Organise, and the New Economics Foundation back in June 2020. It remains an excellent publication, ignored by the folks who should have taken most notice, but sometimes the most we can do is to […]

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