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:
Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understand your test result and find out what to do if you're contacted by NHS Test and Trace.
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services.
'Your COVID Recovery' helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.
Government information and advice.
Local outbreak advice.