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‘Fundamentally new approach’ crucial for medical card patients

IDA to address Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health on medical card scheme today. Current failings of medical card scheme have led to ‘lifetime of embarrassment, decreased nutrition and loss of wellbeing’ for patients.

‘Unprecedented crisis’ in dental treatment for medical card holders nationwide

Funding drops of up to 48% for dental medical card scheme recorded in just three years. Medical card scheme in ‘complete chaos’. ‘The general approach of the Department of Health suggests a level of disrespect, if not contempt, for medical card patients’.

Show your teeth some love to avoid bad breath on Valentine’s Day

Good oral health is key to preventing halitosis. If bad breath persists, make sure to visit your dentist who is open under all lockdown levels.

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