The Metro South Refugee Health Service offers dedicated healthcare, support and information for people with a refugee background in our region.
The nurse-led service is based at Logan Central Community Health Centre and provides the following services:
Advice is available for health professionals and people seeking assistance with healthcare referral pathways.
Persons granted refugee status in Australia are deemed Medicare eligible and Health Care Card eligible to receive public hospital services free of charge as public patients.
The Queensland Government provides Medicare ineligible asylum seekers with access to public health services at no charge. More information on the provision of healthcare to refugees and asylum seekers can be found here.
This study explored refugee nurses' experience of working with refugees in Queensland. View the report here.
This project aims to increase the health and wellbeing of people from refugee backgrounds through the promotion of healthy eating, physical activity and food gardening. We have developed many resources to share with you.
For more information please contact Metro South Refugee Health Service on 07 3290 8900 or email.