London, UK. 5th April, 2017. Activists from Docs Not Cops protest outside the Department of Health against the Government's scheme, to apply with effect from April, to require NHS trusts to check patients' identification before giving them treatment. Docs Not Cops contend that the scheme will destroy trust in NHS workers and cause people to fear seeking treatment, leading to more emergency admissions and deaths. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News

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London, UK. 5th April, 2017. Activists from Docs Not Cops protest outside the Department of Health against the Government's scheme, to apply with effect from April, to require NHS trusts to check patients' identification before giving them treatment. Docs Not Cops contend that the scheme will destroy trust in NHS workers and cause people to fear seeking treatment, leading to more emergency admissions and deaths. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News
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Location: Department of Health, Whitehall, London, United Kingdom