If you do not speak English and you are coming to the surgery for an appointment you will need to organise an interpreter to come with you. Please contact Vandu Language Services on 01273 473986 or you can book online at www.vlslanguages.com
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