Free under-six care set to dominate IMO conference

Doctors gather in conference this week to debate the bitter row with Government over free GP care for children under six, delays filling consultant posts and the impact of successive cuts to the health budget. The Irish Medical Organisation also marks its 30th anniversary at the annual conference in Carton House in Kildare. Last week the Government approved the publication of the proposed legislation for free GP care for children under six years, which it wants in place by the …