These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the National Health Service (NHS), to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. It covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
Patients who are not fluent in English are asked to request an interpreter for their appointments - please ask when booking an appointment.
Special care has been taken to ensure that information is given in clear language and the content and style has been tested with user groups.
Open the leaflets in one of the following languages: