Foreigners coming to Britain will be charged for emergency treatment on the NHS for the first time as part of a clampdown on health tourism. Migrants who go to A&E will be billed between £20 and £100 for a consultation, on top of the cost of their treatment – with staff presenting chip-and-pin machines at their bedsides. The charges are being brought in amid concerns that the NHS has become an 'international health service', with foreign patients who are not entitled to care racking up costs of £2billion a year. Read more >>
Usually, you would expect the doctor to say something like "Get this man some oxygen", etc., but the cartoonist changes this to chip-and-pin machine to reflect the new government policy. The patient is Romanian because from 1 January 2014 Bulgarians and Romanians will gain the same rights as other EU citizens to work throughout the European Union.
A chip-and-pin machine is a device which enables you to pay for something using a credit or debit card that has information stored on it on a microchip. You put your PIN number (=a set of 4 numbers) into a machine with the card to prove who you are, instead of signing.