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CAMMIGRES

The Cambridge Migration Research Network

Studying at Cambridge

 

Dr Jessica Wheeler

Dr Jessica Wheeler

Institute of Criminology

Department of Psychiatry

Moral, social and economic concerns in the health and social care support of ‘vulnerable’ populations


Office Phone: 01223 746 514

Research Interests

Moral, social and economic concerns in the health and social care support of ‘vulnerable’ populations, including undocumented/irregular migrants, Gypsy and Traveller communities, and people with intellectual disabilities and criminal convictions.

  • Statutory and non-governmental health and social care service provision in the UK and Europe (e.g. National Health Service provision; Social care/welfare provision, NGO/charity/third sector support)
  • Refugee, asylum-seeking, 'undocumented', 'irregular', 'economic', and detained migrants' health and social support experiences, access to services, exclusion/inclusion, cultures, identities and empowerment
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community health and social support experiences, access to services, exclusion/inclusion, cultures, identities and empowerment
  • Exploring access to services and the quality of support; professional skills and experiences; organisational structures, ethos, training and practitioner support provisions; health and social impacts/outcomes; professional/practitioner identities, communities, and ethical concerns