Non-English Speakers

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. Click the language to open the leaflet:

EnglishAlbanianArabicBengaliBulgarianChinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)CroatianFarsiFrenchGujeratiHindi
LithuanianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRussianSomali
SpanishTurkishUrdu

If you find a problem with any of these information sheets, we would be grateful if you could contact us to advise of this. Our aim is to provide factual, up to date information to all of our patients.