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Co Monaghan an area of 'deprivation' regarding GP provision

Mar 1, 2022 11:03 By News Northern Sound
Co Monaghan an area of 'deprivation' regarding GP provision Co Monaghan an area of 'deprivation' regarding GP provision
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Monaghan is one of several regions where General Medical Services panel jobs have remained vacant for a year or more.

Co Monaghan is an area of "deprivation" regarding GP provision.

That's according to local GP, Dr Illona Duffy, who says this is an issue that has been on-going for many years.

Monaghan is one of several regions where General Medical Services panel jobs have remained vacant for a year or more.

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It comes amid a warning of a "severe shortage" of GPs by the Irish College of General Practitioners.

Dr Duffy told the Joe Finnegan Show that "successive governments have failed" to stem the problem:

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