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GP shortage leads to loss of Glenamaddy Westdoc service

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 9:48am
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GP shortage leads to loss of Glenamaddy Westdoc service
GP shortage leads to loss of Glenamaddy Westdoc service

By Robert Grace

THE recent merger of Glenamaddy Westdoc service with Roscommon and Castlerea resulted from onerous rota expectations on rural GPs, the HSE has revealed.
The HSE says it took the decision to amalgamate the Westdoc Centre in Glenamaddy on January 2 this year with Castlerea and Roscommon due to a failure to fill vacant GP posts in rural areas and because of the low numbers using the service.

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