Low GP access rates among Latin Americans in UK raise vaccine concerns


Charity says one in seven are not registered, and three in four cannot work from home

Concerns are mounting that members of the Latin American community in London will miss out on vaccinations, after a survey found that one in seven low-paid Latin Americans are not registered with GPs.

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There are an estimated 250,000 Latin Americans living in the UK, half of whom live in London, making them the eighth largest ethnic group in the capital. Poor digital access compounds problems with accessing health services, as four in 10 of those surveyed said they had no internet at home and 15% had no devices.

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