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GPs fear Northern Ireland budget imposition


We are one of the surviving Fermanagh practices (for now), for example, the First Minister's own GP practice is one that has closed, this inaction shows how much contempt our politicians show to local primary care, they COULD NOT CARE LESS,secondary care has got all the investment here over the past 15 years and frankly Mrs Foster's ex GP's premises were not fit for purpose 20 years ago, never mind now, her GP and his neighbouring practice in that building begged for help for years from the politicians, the health board, the western trust and got NOTHING! all the money had been spent on a brand new (unnecessary) hospital under PFI rules leaving no money for any investment in local primary care, general practice doesn't even enter the politicians' heads as they are too preoccupied with tribal 17th century politics. one side with their dogmatic fetish of forcing the Irish language on an almost universal English speaking populace and the other side trying to maintain a calvinist theocracy here for everybody irrespective of their own personal beliefs, reality of our demise is blissfully ignored by all in authority and yet the GP workforce struggle to provide as good a service as they can under impossible conditions, heaven help us here!

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06 Nov 2017

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