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Only 47 primary care centres opened since 2011

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

21st February, 2016
There has only been a small number of car homes opened since 2011 Pic:iStock

Forty-seven primary care centres have been constructed since the government took office, the HSE has confirmed.

There was confusion last week as ministers, including Labour leader Joan Burton, gave differing figures. Burton claimed that 60 primary care centres had been built.

The HSE said there were now 90 primary care centres throughout the country, with 47 opened since the government took office. They have either opened through direct investment by the state or by means of...

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