Refugees and asylum seekers service

We provide healthcare services for:

  • asylum seekers (children and adults)
  • refugees (children and adults)
  • refused asylum seekers (adults only)
  • undocumented migrants (adults only)

Our services are for people living and staying in Lambeth and Southwark. We offer support at community clinics and day centres.

If needed we can refer you to other support services.

We provide a range of services, including:

  • a full health assessment
  • tests including blood and urine
  • infectious disease and parasite screening
  • screening for blood borne viruses
  • sexual health and contraceptive advice
  • cervical screening
  • treatment for minor illnesses and ailments
  • medicines reviews, support and management
  • long-term condition reviews, management and referrals
  • mental health reviews and referrals
  • advice, intervention and referrals for people who have experienced trauma
  • case worker support and advocacy for undocumented migrants and refused asylum seekers
  • access to primary care GP services
  • signposting and registering with local services

If you're an asylum seeker staying in an overflow hotel or core initial accommodation, we also offer:

  • access to immunisations for both children and adults
  • support in accessing local health and social services
  • occupational therapy services in core initial accommodation centres for those with additional needs
  • occupational technician services for wellbeing and activities in core initial accommodation centres

Health information

Migrant Help UK: offering advice and support to asylum seekers and refugees in the UK

Refugee Council: working with refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK

Solace Womens Aid: supporting women and children experiencing domestic and sexual violence

British Red Cross: support for refugees

The Salvation Army: support for refugees

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join. 

Last updated: January 2024

Contact us

If you're an existing patient and need advice, please contact us:

Phone: 020 3049 4700

Email: [email protected]

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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