Kildare has seen the successful launch of VideoDoc.
In a partnership between Fogarty's Quickpick and the Post Office in Ballymore Eustice, the public can avail of GP and medical consultations from the convenience of the Postmaster’s premises.
From today the Kildare community can access a private medical booth, called ‘The Hub’, and gain, on-demand and secure access to an Irish Medical Council registered doctor.
It's first offering of its kind for Postmasters, the trial will be monitored for suitability for national rollout, and is expected to form one of the pilots for additional social services provided by Postmasters, recently approved by Government.
Mary O'Brien is CEO of VidDoc: