GPs paid to register an illegal immigrant: Fury over 64-a-patient incentive deal for doctors

GPs paid to register an illegal immigrant: Fury over 64-a-patient incentive deal for doctors New guidance says GPs cannot withhold appointment on the grounds that patient does not have identificationMPs Frank Field and Nicholas Soames said the situation is 'absolutely unacceptable' | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 27 November 2012 llegal immigrants must be given free treatment by GPs, under a hugely controversial edict handed down by NHS managers. The doctors will be paid 64 a year for each migrant they put on their books – the same amount they receive for all new patients