Table 1

Total number of geographical areas and countries for which each theme was raised
PROMO groups Long-term unemployed1 Street sex workers2 Homeless population3 Refugees/ Asylum seekers4 Irregular migrants5 Travelling communities6
Outreach Programmes
Provision of outreach services 10/6 20/11 18/11 6/5 6/5 12/9
Trust building, non-intrusive approach 6/4 17/10 19/12 11/7 9/6 15/9
Ensuring regular contact/continuity of support 6/6 14/9 11/8 4/4 - 9/7
Facilitating access to general
health services
Assisting patients in obtaining health coverage 5/5 11/8 12/7 14/10 17/12 11/6
Flexibility of access and referrals 5/5 11/7 6/5 6/6 7/5 11/6
Awareness training for health and social care services staff on living conditions and the needs of a specific group - 12/7 7/6 8/7 7/6 16/11
Mental health training for health and social care staff in frontline services 8/6 2/2 5/4 2/2 - -
Provision of teams/professionals with specialised knowledge & skills 2/1 13/8 12/7 4/4 3/3 8/5
Collaboration and co-ordination of services
Good collaboration between mental health, social care services and services specific to the group 18/12 20/12 19/10 17/10 16/12 19/13
Developing integrated services/protocols 7/7 7/5 6/5 14/9 4/3 2/2
Exchange of expertise between different types of professionals 7/7 7/5 2/2 6/6 2/2 4/3
Information
Provision of information on mental health services and care available 6/5 14/8 2/2 10/7 8/6 7/5
Provision of health care and/or health entitlement education 4/4 5/4 2/2 15/11 12/8 7/5

1 2 3 4 5out of 28 areas and 14 countries; 6out of 26 areas and 13 countries.

Priebe et al.

Priebe et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:248   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-248

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