GP Services In Dublin City Could Cost €50 More Than Rural Areas

Costs in the midlands range from €50-€70.

A visit to the doctor in the country's capital could cost you up to €50 more than the cheapest in the country.

A survey of 275 registered GPs across the country by the Irish Independent shows the most expensive appointment was at a Dublin City practice for €80, while the cheapest was in Monaghan at just €30.

Appointments in Laois cost €50 to €70, while it's €60 in both Offaly and Westmeath.

The survey showed a sharp rural/urban divide with the lowest cost GP in an urban area anywhere in the country still coming to €50.

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