The surgery has reception staff, Drs, Nurses and Healthcare assistants who speak more than one language. translation services are available however where the patient does not speak English we kindly request that a member of the family or a friend accompany them to assist with any translation, in order to prevent any unnecessary waiting.
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