Information for asylum seekers and refugees can be obtained from Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Refugee Council.



The Asylum Health Bridging Team

The Asylum Health Bridging Team is a team of nurses consisting of three general nurses, one Community Psychiatric Nurse, two healthcare assistants, a team secretary and a Nurse Team Leader.

The team offer an initial health assessment for all newly arrived asylum seekers to identify immediate health needs. The nurses can then refer them to GP and mainstream health services if required. A drop-in advice and support nurse clinic operates on a daily basis at 2pm every week day.


Information: Asylum Health Bridging Team, 1/2, 33 Petershill Drive, Glasgow, G21 4QQ (tel: 0141 558 8720).