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Video: ‘It’s important that GPs use their discretion to register people who are eligible but not necessarily entitled to care’



Practices should use their discretion to treat migrants who are ‘eligible but not necessarily entitled’ to free healthcare on the NHS, say top GPs.

Speaking exclusively to Pulse at a Migrant Rights Network event, Dr Kambiz Boomla, chair of City and East London LMC, said that GPs had a duty of care to migrants: ‘It’s important to me that GPs use their discretion to register people who are eligible but not necessarily entitled to care.’ Click here to read more on the story.