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Refugees have a number of health problems, and victims of torture will have specific additional problems.

Asylum seekers and refugees in Britain (articles from the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture)

A. Burnett and M. Peel.
Asylum seekers and refugees in Britain (a series of three articles).
British Medical Journal 2001;322:485-488 (24 February); 544-547 (3 March); and 606-609 (10 March).

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Skin Camouflage

British Red Cross provides a free skin camouflage service for men, women and children through a medical referral from a consultant or GP. The British Red Cross Skin Camouflage Service is available nationally in the Dermatology Department of hospitals, in GP surgeries, or our own branch offices.
Please contact your local British Red Cross Branch for further information - you can find the details in the 'Where we are' section.

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Asylum Support

The site offers a comprehensive list of links to relevant articles and sites.

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