Developing an actionable tool for primary care working with new migrants

New migrants to the UK can have a broad range of social and health care needs. Health care professionals can find caring for these patients challenging, especially if they are in vulnerable circumstances. Guidance about how to improve their health and wellbeing in primary care is under-developed. This study

Was led by a team at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, in partnership with Doctors of the World (DOTW) UK and the tech firm Yoomee.

Aimed to help practitioners and non-clinical staff in GP practices promote and improve the health of new migrants.

Turned research findings into a user-centred, practical online resource that can be used to help adapt primary care services to meet the needs of new migrants: