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The Post Podcast: The GP crisis

Ian Kehoe is joined by Sunday Business Post Health Editor Susan Mitchell to talk about a shortage of GPs which has led to some practices closing their doors to new patients

21st March, 2018
The Post Podcast

GPs have long warned that general practice in Ireland was barrelling towards a precipice. They repeatedly advised that a shortage of GPs was being exacerbated by the number of GPs nearing retirement, as well as a recruitment and retention crisis.

Now GP practices in entire towns are closing their doors to new patients. Families cannot register with a GP in some areas. Have we finally reached that tipping point? In this special edition of The Post Podcast, Ian Kehoe speaks to Health Editor Susan Mitchell about the looming crisis.


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