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Homeless people denied access to GP care, study finds

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Homeless people are being denied access to NHS services because they are struggling to register at a GP practice, a new study has found.
 
Researchers from the University of Birmingham interviewed 22 homeless people to understand their experience of accessing NHS primary care services.
 
Most participants told the researchers that they were often asked a proof of address and photo identification when accessing a GP practice, while others said there was...

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