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LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross councillor on lack of GP provision and number of derelict properties in the town

Jun 29, 2022 16:06 By News Northern Sound
LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross councillor on lack of GP provision and number of derelict properties in the town LISTEN BACK: Carrickmacross councillor on lack of GP provision and number of derelict properties in the town
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A Carrickmacross Councillor has hit out at the GP provision in the town, saying the current number of GPs is not sustainable.

Cllr Noel Keelan also raised concerns about the upcoming cut to NEDOC services.

From early August, NEDOC is set to implement a reduced service where out-of-hours care on a face-to-face basis will only be provided until 10.30 pm on weekdays, and 10 pm at weekends.

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At yesterday's Carrickmacross-Castleblayney MD meeting, Councillor Keelan also said that he has received assurances that Breffni House is in the process of being developed and will be in full use as a B&B in the coming months.

He spoke to our reporter Diarmuid Pepper after yesterday's MD meeting, about these issues.

But he first began by explaining the health and safety works that are to be carried out at an unfinished housing estate on the Old Ardee Road in Carrickmacross:

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