The practice uses Access to Communication, a local interpreting and translation service which can provide face to face and telephone interpreting in five core Asian languages and most European and Middle-Eastern languages. Please inform the reception staff in advance if you require this service.
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. 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