Local parents can register for Free GP care for under-6’s from today

Local parents can register their under-sixes for the free GP care scheme from today.

Thousands of children will become eligible for free doctor visits from the first of July.

Just over 70 percent of GP’s in Carlow and Kilkenny have signed up so far though its expected to rise.

You can check the list of local doctors taking part in the scheme and register online at http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/1/schemes/mc/gpvc/under6.html