There are a number of guidance documents and resources which can support the Ukraine health response. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme, has published a welcome pack for newly arrived Ukrainians, guidance for councils and FAQs. The Local Government Association has set up an information page for councils. However, newly arrived Ukrainian nationals are also coming to the UK through other routes such as the family scheme and also by claiming asylum.

Ukraine hub | Migration Yorkshire provides various resources for Ukrainians, hosts and organisations.

The resources below are aimed at those fleeing Ukraine, there are also more general resources available here - Resources, Tools and Guidance (

Healthcare entitlements

The government published an amendment to the NHS Regulations (Charges for Overseas Visitors) exempting Ukrainians lawfully resident in the UK from NHS charges. This means access to primary and secondary healthcare is free.

Maternity action – NHS charging information

Information about NHS charges for maternity care for Ukrainian women and families

Maternity action website

Resources for health professionals

- Ukraine: Migrant Health Guide

Advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients from Ukraine for healthcare practitioners

Ukraine: Migrant Health Guide – GOV.UK

- UKHSA and OHID guidance - Arrivals from Ukraine: Advice for Primary care

This resource is intended to help primary care professionals to assess and address the health needs of patients from Ukraine.

Arrivals from Ukraine: advice for primary care - GOV.UK ( 

- NHSE and Doctors of the World have produced translated patient health questionnaires for commissioners and GP practices to support the initial health assessment and management of newly registered individuals fleeing Ukraine.

Health resources for arrivals from Ukraine

- Sane Ukraine - Daily online trauma and resilience and support sessions for Ukrainians

Sane Ukraine Webpage

- Mental health information by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Ukrainian and Russian

- Doctors of the World translated health information resources in Ukrainian and Russian

- HIV and AIDS information by NAM in Ukrainian  and Russian 

 - Your Guide to Contraception, BHA available in Ukrainian

- UKHSA/NHS MMR for all leaflet – measles, mumps and rubella 

MMR for all: general leaflet - GOV.UK (  (available in Ukrainian)

UKHSA/NHS TB, BCG and your baby leaflet 

TB, BCG and your baby - GOV.UK ( (available in Ukrainian)

Other resources for arrivals from Ukraine

- Hope for Justice resources on modern slavery (various) in English, Ukrainian and Russian

- DWP has produced a resource to inform individuals fleeing Ukraine arriving in the UK around the support available from DWP with details on claiming benefits and finding work:

DWP support for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (English) - Please see bottom of this page to view the document

DWP support for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (Ukrainian) - Please see bottom of this page to view the document

Resources for host families and others supporting arrivals from Ukraine

RESET: Homes for Ukraine Sponsor Toolkit

A resource for those sponsoring Ukrainians

RESET Sponsor Toolkit

- Refugee Council: Support and advice for people affected by the crisis in Ukraine

A summary of the Refugee Council's most recent support and information for people affected by the crisis in Ukraine

Go to and go to information and support and information for people affected by the crisis in Ukraine

- British Red Cross resources

Information and support for Ukrainian nationals

Red Cross resources

- UK Government website

Information about how to support those who have been forced to flee their homes because of the invasion.

Ukraine: what you can do to help

- Ukraine Advice Project UK

Webpage providing free UK immigration advice for people fleeing Ukraine

Ukraine Advice Project UK webpage

The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB)

A body for Ukrainians and those of Ukrainian descent. It exists to develop, promote and support the interests of the Ukrainian community in the UK. There are a number of branches across Yorkshire.

- VITA SafeREFUGE Information for hosts and host communities

SafeREFUGE Webpage

- VITA SafeREFUGE Welcome Pack

Template Welcome Pack for hosts to complete for their guests.

SafeREFUGE Welcome Pack

Trauma Treatment International resource

This is a link to a resource aimed at hosts and how to spot trauma in those who have fled Ukraine.


Document Title Publication Date
DWP Support for Ukrainians Arriving in the UK - Ukrainian Translation 28 April 2022
DWP Support for Ukrainians Arriving in the UK 28 April 2022