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Letters Healthcare for homeless migrants

Healthcare and homelessness: remember homeless migrants, especially refused asylum seekers

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 20 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m1115
  1. Rebecca G Macfarlane, specialty doctor in sexual and reproductive health
  1. Sandyford, Glasgow G3 7NB, UK
  1. rebecca.macfarlane{at}

Bax and Middleton discuss healthcare for people experiencing homelessness.1 As is often the case in commentaries and strategies on homelessness, however, they do not mention migrant homelessness.2

Homeless people who are seeking protection from returning to their countries of origin face specific problems. They live not only in destitution but also in constant fear …

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