Elderly medical card applicants will continue to be means tested.
€25 pension rise …by 2021.
Sligo News File Online.
The Taoiseach visited Sligo yesterday to repeat Fine Gael’s election promise to the elderly.
Prescription charges to be retained – capped at €17.50.
Applicants seeking medical cards will continue to be means tested.
A €25 increase in the State pension – to follow in 5 years time.
An extra €5 in the Living Alone Allowance – payable from 2021
More primary care centres.
A Citizens Assembly – to tell the government what the needs of the people are.
The Health Minister is also to visit Sligo this week.