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Local Senator calls for intervention to stop dentists leaving medical card scheme

May 28, 2021 10:05 By News Northern Sound
Local Senator calls for intervention to stop dentists leaving medical card scheme Local Senator calls for intervention to stop dentists leaving medical card scheme
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The Minister for Health is being called on to intervene and find a resolution.

A local Senator is calling for more to be done to stop dentists leaving the medical card scheme.

Robbie Gallagher said that in the past year, one in four dentists stopped their involvement in the programme.

He's called on the Minister for Health to intervene and find a resolution, for the sake of those who might otherwise not engage with dentists.

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Speaking in the Seanad, he said there's more to it than the financial cost.

 

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