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# Irish Patients Association

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Breakdown: Average number of public patients per GPs across the country
Some GPs have as many as 1,218 public patients, while others have just 442.
'Trust of the community' needed if Dublin A&E closures go ahead
“We shouldn’t be scared of reform,” the Irish Patients Association said, following reports that a number may close.
Unfilled maternity leave posts having 'devastating effect' on physiotherapy services
The majority of services are operating with 80 per cent or below average staffing levels when compared to the same period in 2007.
Govt criticised over proposed medical card and prescription charges
Health Minister Dr James Reilly has come under fire from patients’ associations, the Opposition and medical groups for considering an annual €50 medical card charge.