Health services provided in the Reception Centre
The Reception Centre provides primary health care (including pediatritian and family visitor nurse service) and organizes health screening for the persons being accommodated at the centre in accordance with the regulation of the National Public Health and Medical Officier Service.
Only primary medical care is provided in the Reception Centre!
It Includes (e.g. in Debrecen):
– Familiy doctor (GP) service (who is also internist): on weekdays: 8-10 am
– Nurse service: every day between: 8 am – 4 pm
– Pediatrician: on Monday and Wednesday between 2 – 4 pm
– Family visitor nurse (cares for pregnant women and newborn babies):
on Wednesday between: 8 am – 4 pm and Monday between 2 – 4 pm
The GP and pediatrician provides primary care for those living in the camp, and if necessary, they prescribe medications and may give referral for secondary level care (outpatient and inpatient treatment).
Nurses may give only over-the-counter (OTC) medications, eg. painkillers.
– 7/24 nurse service is available (on-duty)
– colleagues of Cordelia Foundation provide psychic/mental help once a week