Patients who reside outside of the UK can be seen by a practice GP or Practice Nurse as a temporary patient.
We are able to offer a telephone translation service to foreign visitors with limited spoken English. Ask at reception for more information.
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. It covers 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