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Non-English Speakers

The website can be translated into a variety of languages using the translate button to the right.

Should you wish to consult with a doctor and you need assisitance with translation, we can book an interpretter through NHS England. Please let us know that you will need this service when you book as it takes a little time to make the arrangements.

The fact sheets below 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.

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

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