GPs play the medical card
The IMO is warning that patients will suffer from state cuts to GP funds. But have doctors had it too good for too long? Susan Mitchell reports.
Cuts have been made across all sectors of the health service over the past five years but, according to family doctors, it is they who have been hit hardest. The group which represents them, the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO), claims that general practice is at breaking point, and has warned that patients can expect long waiting lists to develop as cash-starved GPs are unable to provide an accessible service.
Is the situation really so dire,...
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