No GP at one in five primary care centres
‘Shocking’ figures show little progress made in planned Sláintecare reform programme
One in five primary care centres around the country has failed to attract a single GP, making a mockery of the government’s central health reform pledge to develop care in the community.
Some 26 out of 126 operational primary care centres, which are supposed to be a one-stop shop for people’s basic health needs outside of hospital, did not have a GP, according to figures recently provided by the HSE.
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