Tony O’Brien: We must not sleepwalk into a GP crisis in Irish healthcare
Access to GP care remains relatively good in this country, but with factors like natural ageing, burnout and the corporatisation of GP care, we should be worried that this access could disappear
Compared to many other countries, and that now includes our neighbours in Northern Ireland and England, we still continue in the main to have the benefit of good access to GP care.
Your general practitioner, often referred to as your family doctor, is the single most important health professional in your journey through life. It is from your family doctor, or their team, that you will receive most of your medical care. It is through ...