A Tipperary town doctor was honoured at Ireland’s First National GP Buddy Awards.
Dr Iver Hanrahan from Kyle Court Clinic, Old Davitt Street was awarded with the Patients’ Choice Award at the first national GP Awards.
The Award winners were announced by celebrity doctor Dr Pixie McKenna at a glittering ceremony in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel hosted by GPBuddy.ie, the most widely used online resource for GPs in Ireland.
The awards ceremony was officially opened by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D.
Commenting on the opening the Minister said: “I am very pleased to be attending the inaugural GP Buddy Awards to recognise the achievements and collaborative efforts of GPs and healthcare professionals in community healthcare in Ireland.
Dr Iver Hanrahan was nominated by patients for his caring and dedicated manner and also his commitment to mental health issues. He is described as ‘going above and beyond the call of duty and gives time to his patients, always seeing the bigger picture.’