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.

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


albania Albanianindia Hindi
egypt Arabiclithuania Lithuanian
Bengali Bengalipoland Polish
bulgaria Bulgarianportugal Portuguese
china Chinese (Cantonese)Punjabi Punjabi
china Chinese (Mandarin)
Croatian Croatianrussia Russian
england EnglishSomali Somali
Iran Farsispain Spanish
French FrenchTurkish Turkish
Gujerati GujeratiUrdu Urdu
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