Dear London Strategic Health Authority,

I was hoping you could provide me with inforamtion regarding the health and healthcare services of refugees in London?

Specifically:

a.) Any information on how many refugees use London's healthcare services.

b.) Any information of the breakdowns on age and ethnicities of the refugees using these services.

c.) Any information on the services that are and are not available to refugees in London specifically.

On the information requested above, is there a way to get this data as London as a whole and by the breakdown of how they are distributed through the London boroughs?

Thanks for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Hanson

Freedom of Information (NHS London), London Strategic Health Authority

Dear Andrew,

Thank you for your email.

Please note that NHS London does not hold or collate the information you have requested. You may wish to contact local PCT Clusters to see whether they would hold the information you have requested. Contact details can be found through the following link;

http://www.london.nhs.uk/who-we-are/the-...

I hope this information is helpful, however I should advise that you have the right to complain about this response by reference to this Authority's complaints procedures, in which case you should write to the Chief Executive, Dame Ruth Carnall DBE, NHS London, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT requesting an internal review.

If you remain dissatisfied with the Authority’s decision following your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioner for a decision under Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 01625 545700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

For your information we are considering publishing all FOI requests and responses on the NHS London website www.london.nhs.uk and so this response might be published at a later date.

Yours sincerely

Kevin O’Flaherty
Directorate of Communication and Public Affairs

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