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Polish Migrants Experience of Neonatal and Maternity Care in the UK

This workshop is aimed at Neonatal, Maternity, MVP and Perinatal Mental Health staff in the East of England Region.

Date
7th October 2021
Time
12:00 - 14:00
Location
Virtual Event – Microsoft Teams
Entry Fees
Free

Outline:

  • To understand the Polish Community and Culture
  • To discuss the difference between the NHS and Polish Healthcare system
  • To recognise the challenges that professionals encounter when supporting the Polish community and how these can be understood and managed effectively

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Recognise the difference between Polish culture and British culture
  • Understand the difference between the NHS and Polish Health system particularly in terms of neonatal and maternity care
  • Recognise the reasons why Polish people may return to Poland for healthcare support
  • Understand the barriers, which may affect Polish community engagement with services and identify possible solutions

Audience: Neonatal, Maternity, MVP and Perinatal Mental Health staff in the East of England Region.

If you have any queries please contact Rachel Heathcock, Senior Policy Officer Equity in Health, EELGA, email; rachel.heathcock@eelga.gov.uk

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