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Reference Information for Health Professionals

Refugee Resettlement/Relocation

Migrant Health
Migrant Health Care Module Handbook (coming soon)

SPIRASI Referral form – SAMPLE

Syrian Programme Refugee Immunisation Advice February 2016


Information in Arabic             

Emergency Multilingual Aid in Arabic


Interpretation Guides

Guideline for Communication in Cross Cultural General Practice Consultations


Interpreting in Situations of Sexual Violence and other Trauma


On Speaking Terms: Good practice guidelines for HSE staff in the provision of Interpreting Services


Intercultural Information

HSE Intercultural Guide –Essential Practice Points Islam (Muslims)


G6PD – Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Intercultural Information

  • Report on Health Screening, Infectious Disease Assessment for Migrants – led by the HPSC -

  • Facts & figures about Refugees UNHCR

  • The Irish Resettlement Process

       OPMI Department of Justice & Equality website




Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster 

Second update, 24 March 2017 




New Guidelines -Infectious Disease Assessment for Migrants

This new guide on assessment of common infectious diseases is for healthcare professional involved in consultation with migrants. Migrant health can be complex including infectious and chronic diseases, mental health and socioeconomic considerations. Nevertheless this guide focuses primarily on infectious disease assessment. Download

App  developed to assist community interpreters working in palliative care contexts

Understand Me App

App for healthcare professionals working with diverse ethnic, religious and cultural groups with limited English

Have you used these apps?

The developers are seeking feedback from any users or healthcare staff who have encountered the apps in a real-life setting. This user experience is essential to ensure any required refinements are noted and to assist in promoting the third app in the series, Hear Me, which is due for publication early this year.


To discuss your user feedback, please contact:


Caoimhe Fox


Tel: 085 7373763

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