Refugees & Asylum Seekers

 

Do you provide training to both clinical and non-clinical staff on managing  refugees and asylum seekers?  No

If Yes 

Which members of staff do you provide this training for? (e.g. specifically for Foundation Years, Registrar, Consultant Level or administrative staff etc.) 

How is this training delivered to the eligible staff (e.g. online, in-person etc.) 

Is this training mandatory or optional? 

If it is mandatory, how is it ensured that staff undertake the training? 

What is the content of the training programme? 

Is this offered as a part of safeguarding training?  

If No 

Are there any plans being developed to provide training for staff around  refugees and asylum seekers?  No

Definitions

A refugee is define by the UNHCR 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees as a person who:  

‘owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country’ 

An asylum seeker is someone who has applied for refugee status is currently waiting for a decision as to whether they are a refugee or not.  

Please provide the information in an appropriate electronic readable format. Please also notify me if your trust does not provide any training. 

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