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A delegation of GPs from rural communities throughout the country, including Noreen Lineen-Curtis based in Mayo, met with the Fine Gael Health Committee recently to give its views on the crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland. The delegation highlighted the pressing need for resources in rural general practice, the lack of which has plunged the service into a crisis not seen in Ireland since the mid-80s.
Deputy Michelle Mulherin confirmed she has secured a meeting with Minister of State Alex White for Mayo GPs who have expressed concerns in relation to the terms of proposed contract to realise the Government's plan for the provision of a free GP service to all children aged under six years in the country.
A county councillor and member of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling on the health authority to re-establish a stroke service at Portiuncula Hospital.
People can boost their health and fitness thanks to a new initiative managed by the HSE West which aims to help them prevent and manage chronic disease.
Local patients are set to have a bigger choice of doctors in the community with the news that the number of GP training places is set to increase.