Rathmore committee formed to secure fulltime GP for the area

A committee is being set up in Rathmore to secure a fulltime GP for the area and to liaise with the HSE on the issue. Rathmore road sign This follows a public meeting last evening in the east Kerry town which has been without a full time general practitioner for more than a year following the retirement of the local doctor. Cllr Niall Kelleher says it’s a serious matter for the area and affects not just people in Rathmore but communities in Gneeveguilla and Knocknagree. Cllr Kelleher believes a fulltime GP service in Rathmore would be viable as a business: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/52333/medium/”]