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
New translated animation on GP registration and booking the Covid-19 vaccine
Doctors of the World’s has produced an animation: ‘How to register with a GP and book a vaccine’ animation, which illustrates 11 steps explaining how everybody can register with a GP without the need for documentation, and how to book vaccine appointments. It is available in 12 languages: Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, French , Italian, simplified Chinese, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Tigrinya, Vietnamese and English.