Sunday 18 March 2018

Leo prescribes a 'Yes' vote this May in order to keep the doctor away

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

Leo Varadkar was encircled by a posse of medics of all sorts - doctors, nurses, pharmacists, trade union officials and the like. But for a pleasant change he wasn't getting it in the neck from one or the other concerned party over savage cuts (of the budgetary rather than physical kind, obviously).

Instead the Health Minister and those who minister to the unwell were all singing harmoniously from the same prescription-sheet.

They were gathered under the well-appointed roof of the College of Physicians on Kildare Street to back the 'Yes for Health' campaign, declaring that marriage equality is a health issue as well as a human rights issue.

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