Table 2. Reported barriers to meeting needs of new migrant populations
Barrier to developing servicesn%
Resources and fundingLack of funding5173
Insecurity of funding3347
Population factorsPatients needs are too varied to account for them all1724
Not knowing patients needs1319
Populations change too frequently to meet need913
Capacity of staffLack of time4564
Personal fatigue/burnout/capacity2434
Lack of staff3043
Lack of skills in the team to address needs1217
Rules and regulationsLack of clarity about NHS charging rules1521
Commissioning rules1420
Lack of clarity about migrant patient eligibility1014
No barrier identified69
  • Percentages subject to rounding; more than one response was possible.