Dr Helen O'Neill operates from a 12-year-old prefabricated building when working as a GP out-of-hours in Co Meath. The building is owned by the Health Service Executive. O'Neill describes the place as having lights missing, a toilet that is out of order, flaky paint on the walls and rainwater pouring in at various different points.
For O'Neill, the building reflects the HSE's commitment to general practice: non-existent. As for the government ministers attempting to introduce...
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