Revealed: how GPs are split on migrant health provision

Woodhead, Michael
January 2013
Pulse;Jan2013, p14
The article focuses on the uncertainty of several general practitioners (GPs) concerning the health provision of the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) for migrants in the country. The survey of 299 GPs by Pulse shows that 77% of them are confused about the regulations for treating and registering migrants. According to doctor Paul Roblin, the obligation of GPs is only to accept a request for registration and not to conduct identity and proof-of-residency checks on patients. INSETS: What the rules say;Practices 'can't cope'.


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