Sunday February 16, 2020

GPs take to Twitter to complain of work pressure

Hashtag #GPatWork is a bid to show medics' commitment

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
3rd January, 2016
GP's have taken to Twitter to condemn health managment and the government Picture: rollingnews

GPs have turned to Twitter to condemn health management and the government for upping pressure on them amid a chronic shortage of resources.

Dozens of GPs have posted pictures of themselves with the hashtag #GPatWork in a bid to show HSE management and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar their commitment.

They accused Varadkar and HSE management of failing to engage with GPs or recognise the pressure primary care is now under.

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