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Sheehan welcomes £26.76 million investment for GP services

27 September, 2019 - by Pat Sheehan

Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan has welcomed the announcement from the Department of Health of a £26.76 million investment for GP services in the north for 2019/20.

The party’s health spokesperson said:

“Today’s announcement of £26.76 million investment in GP services for the north is a welcome but overdue recognition of the importance of frontline services.

“This investment will help to ease the workload of GPs and enables patients to have access to a broader range of health professionals who are best suited to addressing their needs.

"Supporting primary care with significant investment was a key action of Michelle O'Neill’s Delivering Together plan. The further roll out of multi-disciplinary teams is to be welcomed.

“With the ongoing threat of Brexit and Tory austerity this funding will help make a difference to GPs, for primary care and for patients across the north.” 

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