Roles of professionals

Role of professionals

The role of professionals working with asylum seekers and refugees

Professionals working with asylum seekers and refugees are likely to encounter many challenges in dealing with complex physical health, mental health and safeguarding problems.  Therefore, health professionals are very well placed to champion the needs for asylum seekers and refugees, by taking their role seriously and ensuring that they fulfil their duties under national and international laws, and comply with their Code of Conduct and Professional Practice and Ethics.

Some of the core duties may include:

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