Non-English Speakers


A Turkish advocate is available to patients seeing a doctor or nurse on Wednesday mornings.

Advocates in certain other languages can be arranged, but only in advance.

Telephone interpreters are available via Language Shop, but should only be used in emergencies. Patients are welcome to bring their own interpreters.


Kilinigimizde randevulu olarak Turkce konusan Tercumanla Carsamba gunleri saat 9.30 - 12.30 Gorusebilisiniz

NHS Fact Sheets
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

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albania Albanianindia Hindi
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bulgaria Bulgarianpoland Polish
china Chinese (Cantonese)portugal Portuguese
china Chinese (Mandarin)spain Spanish

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