Delivering healthcare to refugee communities in regional NSW

A guide for healthcare workers and their community partners on how to establish trauma-informed and culturally-safe health services for refugee communities in regional NSW.

How to use this resource

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Health professionals and local health services in regional NSW can use this resource to:

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Mitchell Smith

Refugee health in regional areas is more specialised because there are more complexities to deal with. Guidance for LHDs is really important to provide appropriate and sensitive healthcare.

— Mitchell Smith, Director of NSW Refugee Health Service

Four local health districts have shared their experience establishing and delivering regional refugee health services in NSW. This has informed the development of this resource. Thank you to Hunter New England, Illawarra Shoalhaven, Mid North Coast and Murrumbidgee local health districts.

About the project

Published: October 2022

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