Mac Lochlainn says GPs should not be blamed for NoWDOC crisis

Padraig MacLochlainn

A Donegal TD is urging more GPs to speak out about the reason they are proposing reducing the overnight out of hours services in Carndonagh and Derrybeg.

Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn says people need to realise the NoWDOC service is facing cuts because the government and the HSE are not providing the necessary resourcesd to run the service.

He was speaking following confirmation from HSE management that they are to "live test" the proposed reduced NowDoc service over the next number of weeks.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn says the real issue here is Health Minister Leo Varadkar isn't equipping GPs to maintain the NoWDOC service at current levels...............