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Explaining the UK Health Services

These fact sheets have been written to explain the role of UK health services, the Nations Health Service (NHS), to newly arrived individuals seeking asylum. The fact sheet covers issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the health services, how the 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.

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