Health Act, 1970

Chapter III

General Medical Services

General practitioner medical and surgical service.

58.—(1) A health board shall make available without charge a general practitioner medical and surgical service for persons with full eligibility.

(2) Regulations relating to the service under this section shall be made with the consent of the Minister for Finance and shall provide that, insofar as it is considered practicable by the Minister, a choice of medical practitioner shall be offered, subject to conditions prescribed in the regulations, to persons availing themselves of the service under this section.