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

 English Urdu
 Albanian Hindi
 Arabic Lithuanian
 Bulgarian Polish
 Chinese (Cantonese) Portuguese
 Chinese (Mandarin) Spanish
 Russian French
 Turkish Punjabi
 Gujerati Somali
 Croatian Bengali

Webinar for Patients from Hong Kong

We are pleased to be able to share with you the webinar entitled: “Healthcare in the UK: A presentation for new residents from Hong Kong.” It is delivered in Cantonese and covers a number of topics including: understanding the NHS, how to register with your local GP surgery, how to access urgent healthcare, winter wellness, and COVID-19. The video was produced by Public Health WBC in partnership with Brookside practice and primary care, RBH, and CCG colleagues. 

Healthcare in the UK: A presentation for new residents from Hong Kong - YouTube

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