Over 25% of GPs who qualified with Varadkar have emigrated or quit

Figures based on a survey carried out by a council member of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP)

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
29th April, 2018

More than a quarter of GPs who qualified in the same year as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar have emigrated or left general practice. Varadkar was one of 117 doctors who qualified as GPs in 2010.

A survey carried out by a council member of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) who qualified in the same year found that 17 per cent had left general practice, while 11 per cent had emigrated. Just 44 per cent of those...

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