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As a non English speaking patient you will receive the same care as people who speak English. If you want to register and you are an international patient we will need to see your passport/visa and proof of address.

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

england English

Urdu Urdu

albania Albanian

india Hindi

egypt Arabic

lithuania Lithuanian

bulgaria Bulgarian

poland Polish

china Chinese (Cantonese)

portugal Portuguese

china Chinese (Mandarin)

spain Spanish

russia Russian

French French

Turkish Turkish

Punjabi Punjabi

Gujerati Gujerati

Somali Somali

Croatian Croatian

Bengali Bengali

Iran Farsi

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