Migrant Info Hub update #54: 12 – 18 February 2022

Due to ongoing changes, we are currently reviewing our Hub content, structure, and updates. If you have any feedback on what is or is not useful, or what could be, please let us know.

Best wishes,

MIH team

 

Translated Resources

  1. Translated: Survey on EU Citizens Healthcare Entitlement

Doctors Of The World have launched a survey in 7 languages aimed at gaining a better understanding of EU citizens’ experiences when accessing primary and secondary care in the UK.

A social media pack is available in the 7 languagesBulgarian, English, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.

  1. Translated: Antibody test kits

Updated guidance explaining what antibody test kits are and how they work available in: Bangla, Chinese (Simplified), Gujarati, Polish, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh.

  1. Translated: COVID-19 saliva test kit instructions

The UK Health Security Agency have published guidance on how to take a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing.

This information is also available in Large Print, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi Gurmukhi, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Romanian, Slovak, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Welsh and Urdu.

  1. Translated: Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

UK.Gov have updated their guidance for households with a possible Covid-19 infection.

This is also available in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi Gurmukhi, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Slovak, Somali, Tamil and Urdu.

  1. Translated: Guidance for funerals and commemorative events

UK.Gov guidance for funerals and commemorative events during the coronavirus pandemic has been updated to reflect changes in the law on face coverings.

This guidance is also available in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi Gurmukhi, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Slovak, Somali, Tamil and Urdu.

  1. Translated: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus

UK.Gov has updated their guidance for contacts of people with confirmed COVID-19 infection who do not live with the person.

This is also available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi Gurmukhi, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Slovak, Somali, Tamil and Urdu.

  1. Translated: COVID-19 vaccination: resources for children and young people

Various vaccine resources for young people aged 12 – 17 and their parents, including accessible versions.

Main version available in: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Pashto, Polish, Romanian, Romany, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian, Urdu and Yiddish.

Information Resources

  1. Covid-19: advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

The Home Office have updated their Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents.

The government has removed concessions for people working in healthcare whose visa expires between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021 and for pre-registration nurses and midwifes on the Temporary Register in the UK.

  1. Covid-19: advice for pregnant employees

The Department of Health and Social Care has updated their guidance for pregnant employees in the workplace.

Employers must now undertake a workplace risk assessment for their pregnant employees.

  1. UKHSA Review: Vaccine helps reduce risk of Long Covid

A new review by UK Health Security Agency shows that people who have had one or more doses of a Covid-19 vaccine are less likely to develop Long Covid than those who remain unvaccinated.

  1. Covid-19 rapid testing made easier for partially sighted people

The UK Health Security Agency has launched a new service making it easier for partially sighted people to use lateral flow tests in their home.

  1. Covid-19 vaccination: resources for parents and children aged 5 to 11 years

New UK.Gov resources added including easy read leaflet for at risk and young children aged 5 – 11, a guide for parents of children aged 5 to 11 years of age at high risk and an easy read guide for parents.

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