Registering with a surgery is the first step you should take after arrival to access health services. You will be assigned to one doctor, who you will go through if you need advice and to be referred to a hospital. You normally register with a surgery close to where you live.
You DO NOT need:
Proof of address
An NHS number
Follow this link to find a GP surgery close to where you live:
More detailed advice on registering with a GP and health services can be found at the Government’s website on Homes for Ukraine:
Dental care isn’t set up in the same way as GP care. You haven’t got to register with a dentist that is closest to your address.
You can have some dental work done on the NHS (free) or you will have to pay for the work. Dental work done for free will be limited to work needed to keep your teeth and gums healthy and free of pain.
How to find an NHS dentist:
What to do if you need dental care, but can’t find a dentist to register with:
If you are on universal credit, you will be probably be entitled to a free eye test and a basic pair of glasses.
Three of the largest chains of opticians in North Birmingham are Boots, Visions Express and Specsavers.
Most adults have to pay prescription charges. The charge for each prescription is £9.65.
To find a pharmacy near you, use the NHS link below: