Here we have gathered all the information you need to get familiar with the UK healthcare system so you can make the best choices.
National Insurance NumberOne of the first things you need to do when you move to London is get a national insurance number. You will not be able to get medical treatment without it so make sure you get one quickly. After you get it you will need to find the closest GP Surgery to your home and get registered. Your nearest GP surgery will be the first point of contact for any health issues and your GP (General Practitioner) will refer you to a specialised doctor once they have examined you and think it’s necessary. You can apply for a National Insurance Number here:
Private health insurance companies: