HSE: Around 10,000 discretionary medical cards now returned after review

The HSE has said that more than two-thirds of people who lost their discretionary medical cards in the controversial review have now had them returned.

It has told the Oireachtas Health Committee that around 10,000 people have now received their cards back after the recent review.

Officials says the remaining 5,000 people affected by the review will have them back by the end of next week.

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