Non-English Speakers

We have a language line service including BSL available in house using audio or video via IPAD in addition to telephone language line.

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
 Farsi