South Kerry doctor accuses HSE of coercing GPs

Almost 61 per cent of Kerry doctors have now signed up for the new free GP scheme for under sixes. header Fifty-three of the county’s 87 registered general practitioners are now taking part in the scheme which is due to commence next month. This represents an increase of 11 in the number of doctors signed up to the scheme since yesterday. But the Iveragh Peninsula still remains without a doctor participating in the scheme. Cahersiveen GP Dr Brian O’Donovan has accused the HSE of ‘coercion’ in getting doctors to sign up. [audio_player src=””]