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Waiting room

Peace and her friend Mrs Jones are visiting the doctor. In the waiting room they present at the counter

The practice manager refuse to register Peace, because she has no proof of address or identification

Mrs Jones refuses to leave the waiting room witout an appiontment for Peace

As you can see the practice manager first refuses to register Mrs. Abilowale because she has no proof of address or identification.

Does a person have to provide evidence of his/her identity, immigration status or proof of address in order to access medical care in your country? If you are uncertain, try to find out and share the answers with the other participants below. Please mention which country you are from in your comment.

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