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Letters Treating failed asylum seekers

Stick to our ethical principles

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 01 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2192
  1. Selena H Gleadow Ware, ST4 general adult psychiatry1
  1. 1Riverside Resource Centre Community Mental Health Team, Glasgow G11 6HU
  1. sgleadowware{at}

    The NHS Act 2006 has worrying implications for the treatment of failed asylum seekers in England, although it does not apply to Scotland.1 The legal process for claiming asylum is notoriously difficult, and those at most need of …

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