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How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care?

 

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How easy is it for nomadic Gypsies and Travellers to access primary care?

This report describes the findings of a mystery shopping exercise by a charity which contacted 50 GP practices posing as a patient wishing to register who didn’t have a fixed address or proof of identity.

It found that almost half of practices would not register them. Despite this, every GP practice was rated “good” or “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission for their work with “people whose circumstances may make them vulnerable”. More.....