Legislation for free GP visits for over-70s likely in autumn - Noonan
Minister says introduction ‘subject to the policy advice’ of new Minister for Health
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. File Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg
The legislation providing for free GP visits for every person aged over 70 is likely to be introduced in the autumn, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said.
He said its introduction would be “subject to the policy advice’’ of the new Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.
The Dáil is scheduled to adjourn tomorrow for the summer recess .
Mr Noonan was replying to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin on the Order of Business in the Dail today.