€70m in European funding for primary care centres

14 new centres to be built across the country

25th May, 2016
New centres part of plan to shift care away from hospitals Pic iStock

A loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) is to help fund the building of 14 new primary care centres across Ireland.

The €70m in funding comes from the new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), a fund set up by the EIB and European Commission to increase lending to crucial infrastructure projects in key sectors such as renewable energy, digital infrastructure, social infrastructure, transport and research.

Financing from the EIB represents 49.5 per cent...

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