We have created a factsheet for new patients to Scotland and our Practice which explains about some of the procedures we have and potential differences in systems between Scotland and your country of birth:
Helpful information for patients about health services in Scotland
The following fact sheets have been written to explain more about how the UK National Health Service works to newly-arrived individuals seeking asylum. They cover issues such as the role of GPs, their function as gatekeepers to the specialist services, how to register and how to access emergency care.
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