02/03/06 -Unmet Medical Needs in Detention
Medical Justice Response to BMJ article, 2nd March 2006
In the past six months, we have examined 56 “failed” asylum seekers in four UK detention centres or shortly after their release. Our findings agree exactly with those previously reported by Medecins sans Frontieres (1) and in the British Medical Journal editorial by Fazel and Silove (2):