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How much are unnecessary GP visits clogging the health system?

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07.35 20 Oct 2021


How much are unnecessary GP visits clogging the health system?


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07.35 20 Oct 2021


Primary school children should be taught to treat their minor illnesses on their own to stop unnecessary GP visits, NHS leaders in the UK have said. Dr Illona Duffy is a GP based in Monaghan joined Shane this morning with more on this.

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