HSE Confirm Offaly Mid-Doc Service Will Be Provided

The out of hours GP service in Birr has been shut since 2018.

The HSE has confirmed space for an out-of-hours GP service will be provided in Birr.

The Health Service shut the town's Midoc service since 2018, due to concerns about its ability to cope with a medical emergency and the safety of a doctor working alone.

However, the HSE has indicated adequate space will be provided when the new Primary Care Centre is built in Birr.

Social Democrats councillor Clare Claffey says she will continue fighting for the service to be fully restored:

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