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GP service for homeless people, asylum seekers and refugees expands in Bradford

Asylum Anonymitysource: Bradford Telegraph & Argus
published: 4 May 2015

A GP practice which caters for homeless people, asylum seekers and refugees across the Bradford district has been transformed into a new health and well-being centre.

Bevan Healthcare has moved from Sunbridge Road – where it first opened in 2003 – to larger premises on Piccadilly in the city centre, allowing it to cater for more than 3,000 patients.

The new centre will continue to offer a full range of GP services, alongside a wider holistic programme aimed at supporting people to find stable accommodation, access education, training and employment opportunities and transfer into mainstream healthcare.

Managing director of Bevan Healthcare Gina Rowlands said: “Our patients are thrilled with the new building, and being part of the move and the design behind it, it gives them a sense of ownership and pride in the premises.

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