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NHS Health Encyclopaedia

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Common Health Questions

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Non-English Speakers

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.

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Children & Young People - Help with emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
The Local Offer: Services for children and young people (aged0-25) with special educational needs and disabilties.
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