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The leaked tape, and the report that scuppered the NAGP

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement have begun a criminal investigation into the National Association of General Practitioners. The association imploded in May, leaving €400,000 in debts

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
22nd September, 2019
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The NAGP lists its office as being located at 17 Kildare Street in Dublin. In fact its office is in Kilkenny Pic: Fergal Phillips

An organisation that represented 2,000 GPs imploded last May amid serious allegations of dysfunctional governance and unorthodox financial arrangements involving its chief executive Chris Goodey.

The group, called the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP), went into liquidation leaving about €400,000 in debts. It blamed the government, adverse publicity and a “fabricated report” into its governance and finances.

The NAGP’s council had deserted the organisation just weeks earlier, citing serious concerns over its governance...

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