• Reporting detention-related harms

    28 days ago - By The Medical Care Blog

    Community-based clinicians sometimes see patients who have been recently released from immigration detention. Those encounters can be challenging, especially when patients reveal health harms experienced while in detention. It is obviously critical that clinicians provide high-quality medical care and address any health issues potentially brought about or exacerbated by their detention history. But do they also have a responsibility to report such instances to anyone? And if so, to whom and how?
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