Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Introduction to the NHS for asylum seekers

The NHS has prepared a fact sheet (available in 40 languages) to explain the role of UK health services 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. Space has been left for health teams to add their contact details, and those of local out-of-hours 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.

Asylum seekers from another EU country visiting the UK and accessing NHS primary care medical services

Practices should treat such visitors as temporary residents. Any person who intends to be in an area for more than 24 hours but less than 3 months is regarded as a temporary resident in that place and can apply to a GP practice to be accepted as a patient on a temporary basis. If the practice does not accept a person as an NHS patient it may offer to treat them on a private fee paying basis.

Further information about health treatment for asylum seekers and refugees

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events scheduled.

Jobs

Practice Manager - London, Watford, WD17

Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Practice Manager - London, E14

Closing Date: 13 September 2019

Salary: Competitive, dependent on skills and experience

Practice Manager - Battersea, London

Closing Date: 30 August 2019

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Service Manager - Braintree, Essex

Closing Date: 9 September 2019

Salary: £45,000 depending on experience.

Deputy Practice Manager - Urmston, Manchester

Closing Date: 21 August 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Business Manager - Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Closing Date: 6 September 2019

Salary: £50k-£60k p/a, dependent on skills and experience

Practice Manager - London, EN1

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Practice Manager - North London

Closing Date: 31 August 2019

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Deputy Practice Manager - Urmston, Manchester

Closing Date: 21 August 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Practice Manager - London, Watford, WD17

Closing Date: 23 August 2019

Salary: Dependant on skills and experience

Practice Manager (Part-Time) - London, N7

Closing Date: 26 August 2019

Salary: £40K - £44K (dependent upon experience)

What others are viewing now

Latest Forum Posts

Fetching latest posts...