Client needed help registering with a GP.

Mr S is over 60 and is homeless. After arriving on the Island, he slept in a tent for some time, until he was asked to leave the area by the land owner. He was supported to find temporary accommodation but had not registered with a GP because he thought that he would not be eligible to do this as he does not have a permanent address.

We advised Mr S of his rights to register with a GP despite the fact that he does not have any ID or evidence of a permanent address and he was able to access the medication and medical treatment he needed. 

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