The HSE has confirmed that a locum GP will in place, from today for the next three months in the Mayo village of Laherdane.
A local action group was formed last month following a public meeting, to highlight concerns over the lack of GP cover in Laherdane.
The local committee has been liaising in recent weeks with HSE officials and public representatives, and DR Paul Davis, PEO for the Laherdane GP Action Group has confirmed to Midwest News today that a locum GP will be in place from the start of September for the next 3 months.
The HSE also confirmed that the permanent position has been offered to a GP.
This offer expires in two weeks time, and if the position has not been accepted by then, it will be readvertised immediately.