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Doctors’ union excluded from GP contract talks

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
1st March, 2015

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) will be excluded from negotiations on a new GP contract.

Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, said: “The Department remains willing to engage with the NAGP, but given [the NAGP’s] stated position that government policy on extending GP care without fees is immoral, and their call for a boycott, it is hard to see any real basis for partnership at this time. For these reasons a memorandum with the...

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