Budget 2014: GPs say budget is a backward step

Doctors have said the move to provide free GP care for the under fives in Budget 2014 is a "retrograde step" that could cause significant distress to vulnerable patients, alongside other new health measures.

16th October, 2013

Doctors have said the move to provide free GP care for the under fives in Budget 2014 is a "retrograde step" that could cause significant distress to vulnerable patients, alongside other new health measures.

The Irish College of General Practitioners said that if the Government were staying on its promise to provide universal access to GP Care for all by 2016, it would be a retrograde step if one population group were to benefit at the...

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