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GP contract negotiations moving far too slowly, says TD

Dr Michael Harty said the current negotiations centred on “tinkering with the existing contract”

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
11th June, 2017
Independent TD Dr Michael Harty

The negotiation of a new GP contract is moving at a “snail’s pace”, independent TD Dr Michael Harty has said.

Harty said the current negotiations centred on “tinkering with the existing contract”, when what was needed was a complete overhaul.

He hit out at the delay in starting contract negotiations.

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