Useful Resources


Health information for migrants and refugees 

The Safe Surgeries Network is a Doctors of the World initiative aimed at reducing the barriers faced by migrant populations in accessing healthcare. City and Hackney GP practices can sign up to become a  Safe Surgery at the Doctors of the World website which also includes a resources to support the initiative including a toolkit, training and a model QI project for trainee GPs. For more useful resources see below: 

City and Hackney support for migrants and refugees 

City and Hackney Migrant Health Needs Assessment 

Government advice on migrants and NHS services 

NHS Long Term Plan 

Summary of the plan

Full version of the plan  

Easy Read version of the plan

King’s Fund explainer of the plan

City and Hackney CCG Patient and Public Involvement publications 

City and Hackney CCG Engagement Strategy 2016-17  

City and Hackney CCG patient and public involvement report 2013/14

City and Hackney CCG patient and public involvement report 2014/15

City and Hackney CCG patient and public involvement report 2015/16

Understanding the NHS 

An Introduction to the NHS 

NHS Constitution for England: The Handbook 

NHS Constitution: an easy read version 

NHS acronym buster 

Care and support services jargon buster 

What is commissioning - Understanding the commissioning cycle

About patient and public involvement 

The King's Fund: Involvement, communication and dialogue

The King's Fund: Policy context to involving patients and communities

Patient and Public Participation in Commissioning health and care 

Involving people in their own health and care 

National Involvement Standards for Health and Social Care

Consultation and Engagement Online Toolkit