Non-English Speaking Patients
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. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how to register and how to access emergency services.
If you cannot bring a translator with you to the surgery, please speak to the receptionist who will be happy to arrange this for you. Please note, we are required to give a minimum of 48 hrs notice to arrange a translator.
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