2,324 children registered as free GP care scheme for children under six comes in

freegpThe Free GP care scheme for children under six comes into force today.

2,324 children have been registered for the new service and 98 per cent of GPs have signed up to provide the service in Co Donegal.

Meanwhile, Under 18s who've been diagnosed with cancer are to be given medical cards for five years.

Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh says it's a step closer to free GP care for everybody: