How to Access Healthcare

As an asylum seeker, you are entitled to free healthcare.

You can register with a GP the easiest way to do this is to get an application form from the surgery.

If you have a medical emergency you can attend A&E at Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI).

You must also submit an HC1 in order to be able to get free prescriptions.

Please note that it is vital to have an HC1 certificate before you get any medication as you will be liable for a fine