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UK Government Advice
Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Ukraine for healthcare practitioners. 


ECDC Operational Public Health
Considerations for the prevention and control of infectious diseases in the context of Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine.


British Medical Journal
Updated guidance for GPs on treating refugees and returning citizens.


Bevan Healthcare - How the NHS Works
“How the NHS Works” guide translated into multiple languages, including Arabic, Pashtu, Russian and Ukrainian.


MRSN’s Refugee Integration Service
A provision especially for people who in the last 9 months have been granted Humanitarian Protection, Refugee Leave or other Leave to Remain status. You can get support and guidance around what steps to take now that you have been given the right to reside in the UK


Better UK
Better UK are offering anyone from Ukraine with refugee status a free 3-month extendable membership at any of their leisure centres or sports facilities. 

Mental Health and Wellbeing


Lingua GM
Provides direct mental health and linguistic support across Greater Manchester and have worked with a number of organisations. Previously, they have supported with Afghan evacuees and arrivals across GM.


Six Degrees
Offers mental health and bereavement services support.


Thrive LDN
New guidance, training and resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of displaced Ukrainians.  

A guide to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of Afghan refugees.


Trauma Research UK - Grounding Techniques
Coping strategies to help return your focus to the present moment and calm emotions of a panic attack, PTSD/trauma flashback, distressing memory or anxious thought. 


Good Thinking's Digital Wellbeing Service
Good Thinking provides free digital tools to help with anxiety, low mood, sleeping difficulties and stress. 


Caritas Diocese of Brentwood
10 Top Trauma Tips for UK Hosts of Ukrainian Refugees: Become a trauma-informed host and help refugees fleeing war.


Manchester Mind
Provides free and impartial advice on welfare benefits, debt and housing to people with mental health needs living in Manchester.


Runs Sports Camps, and provide support with education and wellbeing.

Page last reviewed: 13 September 2022

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