GPs using children and families as bargaining chip

GPs using children and families as bargaining chip
Free GP care for children under six has been 'an unqualified success'. Pic: Pixabay

The Irish Medical Organisation has been playing hardball in the negotiations for the next phase of the free GP care scheme, for children aged 6-11

Plans for free GP care are not new in this country. Noel Browne tried to bring in his version - known as the Mother and Child Scheme- almost 70 years ago.

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