HEALTH Minister Robin Swann is to put in place new measures to provide GP services at Bannview Medical Practice in Portadown and ease the pressure on GP services in Mid-Ulster.
It follows concerns which were raised in the Courier after it was revealed GPs from the Dungannon and Cookstown area are being asked to provide cover for a Portadown practice, while their counterparts appeared to be slow to step forward.
Doctors from Mid-Ulster Health Care were asked to provide medical cover at Portadown Health Centre.
Last month the Courier Exclusively revealed how GPs from Dungannon and Cookstown’s Mid-Ulster Health Care - with over 15,000 patients in Dungannon and Cookstown - were covering for a practice in Portadown Health Centre - with 5,000 patients.
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